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Byron : a poet before his public

Author: Philip W Martin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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This book is a major reappraisal of Byron's poetry, which despite his enormous influence, the poetry is often of inferior quality and so inconsistent in its attitudes that Byron's poetic seriousness  Read more...

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Named Person: George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip W Martin
ISBN: 0521241863 9780521241861 9780521287661 0521287669
OCLC Number: 911308551
Description: x, 253 p. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; A note on the text; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Experiment in Childe Harold I & II; 2. The discovery of an audience: the Turkish tales; 3. Shelley and the new school of poetry: Childe Harold III and The Prisoner of Chillon; 4. Tourist rhetoric: Childe Harold IV; 5. Modernizing the Gothic drama: Manfred; 6. Heroic tableaux: the three historical tragedies; 7. Cain, the reviewers, and Byron's new form of old-fashioned mischief; 8. Don Juan; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Philip W. Martin.

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