Percy Shelley was a Marxist before Karl Marx was a Marxist.
This 2010 video says about itself:
“A Song: Men of England” [from 1819] by Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Harry Warren from Britain:
Was Shelley the first modern socialist?
Friday 28th July 2017
Harry Warren finds the early 19th-century romantic’s work brimming with socialist ideas
Shelley specialised in calling men to arms, to fight for a better society and to fight against bourgeois rule, yet the word “socialism” wasn’t coined until roughly 10 years after his magnum opus The Revolt of Islam was published. So how could he possibly be the prototypical socialist?
Fortunately for me, there is extensive analysis…
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