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The Cambridge introduction to Byron

Author: Richard Lansdown
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge introductions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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"Author of the most influential long poem of its era (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage) and the funniest long poem in European literature (Don Juan), Lord Byron was also the literary superstar of Romanticism, whose effect on nineteenth-century writers, artists, musicians and politicians - but also everyday readers - was second to none. His poems seduced and scandalized readers, and his life and legend were correspondingly  Read more...
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Named Person: George Gordon Byron / Baron / 1788-1824 / Criticism and interpretation Byron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lansdown
ISBN: 9780521111331 0521111331 9780521128735 0521128730
OCLC Number: 796195540
In: Lansdown, Richard
Description: XVII, 172 Seiten : Karten.
Contents: Preface; 1. Life; 2. Context; 3. The letters and journals; 4. The Poet as pilgrim; 5. The Orient and the outcast; 6. Four philosophical tales; 7. Histories and mysteries; 8. Don Juan; 9. Afterword; Further reading; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to literature
Other Titles: Byron
Responsibility: Richard Lansdown.

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