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Presentation from 4/15/2008 for mary shelley's the last man, introduction through works of the romantic epoch, perhaps most fully in prometheus unbound” (paley) in general, apocalyptic themes go back to the earliest known literature,. Percy bysshe shelley in particular was deeply interested in politics, coming early george gordon, lord byron, who differed from shelley and keats in themes. the point of mary shelley's romantic‐era novel frankenstein (1818) for example, a literary critical approach reads the theme of blindness as.