This vintage text contains Percy Bysshe Shelley's 1892 book, Oedipus Tyrannus; Or, Swellfoot the Tyrant - A Tragedy in Two Acts. It is a satire in verse, aimed at George IV and Queen Caroline, and will greatly appeal to collectors of Shelley's seminal work - as well as those interested in antiquarian literature of this ilk. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) was one of the most influential English Romantic poets, and is considered by many critics as one of the finest poets in the English language. He was an important member of a small group of visionary poets and men of letters that comprised Lord Byron and Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. This vintage book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition, complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.