- Also Shel·li·an. of, relating to, or characteristic of Percy Bysshe Shelley or his works.
- a student or admirer of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Origin of Shelleyan
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Two different views are taken of this marriage by Shelleyan writers.
That is a fact which the Shelleyan enthusiasts take care we should not forget.The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2)
John Cordy Jeaffreson
Thus Wordsworth shrank back into Toryism, as it were, from a Shelleyan extreme of pantheism as yet disembodied.The Victorian Age in Literature
G. K. Chesterton
A subsequent passage of his second Shelleyan paper indicates that this was the case.
And yet the Shelleyan enthusiasts go on stubbornly asserting that the poets conduct had nothing to do with the decision.