Byron : a poet before his public (Book, 1982) []
skip to content
Byron : a poet before his public Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.