The poem was written between 1772 and 1774.


The poem was written between 1772 and 1774.


1772–74, published 1789), addressing God (as Zeus) in misotheist accusation and defiance.

It was first published fifteen years later in 1789.


Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein is subtitled "The Modern Prometheus", in reference to the novel's themes of the over-reaching of modern humanity into dangerous areas of knowledge. ====Goethe's poems==== Prometheus is a poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in which a character based on the mythic Prometheus addresses God (as Zeus) in a romantic and misotheist tone of accusation and defiance.

For Shelley, both of these reading were to be substantially discounted in preference to his own concerns for promoting his own version of an idealised consciousness of a society guided by the precepts of High British Romanticism and High British Idealism. ====Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus==== Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, written by Mary Shelley when she was 18, was published in 1818, two years before Percy Shelley's above-mentioned play.


These have included the symphonic poem by Franz Liszt titled Prometheus from 1850, among his other Symphonic Poems (No.


Beethoven composed the score to a ballet version of the myth titled The Creatures of Prometheus (1801). An adaptation of Goethe's poetic version of the myth was composed by Hugo Wolf, Prometheus (Bedecke deinen Himmel, Zeus, 1889), as part of his Goethe-lieder for voice and piano, later transcribed for orchestra and voice.


Boston, 1916. Beall, E.F., "Hesiod's Prometheus and Development in Myth", Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol.


1949) also wrote an epic titled Prometheus (प्रमीथस). In his 1952 book, Lucifer and Prometheus, Zvi Werblowsky presented the speculatively derived Jungian construction of the character of Satan in Milton's celebrated poem Paradise Lost.


The poem provides a complete statement of Shelley's vision." Bloom devotes two full chapters in this 1959 book to Shelley's lyrical drama Prometheus Unbound.

A tradition has of course grown among critics of finding allusions to Prometheus Bound in Richard Wagner's Ring cycle. Rudolf Wagner-Régeny composed the Prometheus (opera) in 1959.


It was only logical (even if Kafka did not state it openly) that he would try his hand at the canon of antiquity, re-interpreting it and incorporating it into his own imagination in the form of allusions, as in 'The Silence of the Sirens,' 'Prometheus,' and 'Poseidon.'" Among 20th century poets, Ted Hughes wrote a 1973 collection of poems titled Prometheus on His Crag.


Another work inspired by the myth, Prometeo (Prometheus), was composed by Luigi Nono between 1981 and 1984 and can be considered a sequence of nine cantatas.


Another work inspired by the myth, Prometeo (Prometheus), was composed by Luigi Nono between 1981 and 1984 and can be considered a sequence of nine cantatas.


1–382, Brill, 1985, Vernant, Jean-Pierre.


Hesiod, Yale University Press, 1988.


A reprint of his book in the 1990s by Routledge Press included an introduction to the book by Carl Jung.


– Sep., 1991), pp. 355–371.


Taylor & Francis, 2006.

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