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Byron : the erotic liberal

Byron : the erotic liberal

Author: Jonathan David Gross
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2000] ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Byron: The Erotic Liberal explores the relationship between Byron's erotic life and his political commitments, placing his poetry in the context of the work of other aristocratic liberals such as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan David Gross
ISBN: 0742511618 9780742511613 0742511626 9780742511620
OCLC Number: 1013361577
Description: xi, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Byron: The Erotic Liberal Chapter 2 Byron's Politics of Feeling Chapter 3 Byron's Politics of Sentimentalism Chapter 4 Byron and the Story of Joseph: The Bride of Abydos, Hebrew Melodies, and Don Juan Chapter 5 Cosmopolitan Liberalism: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, III, and De L'Allemagne Chapter 6 "Get[ting] into Lord's Ground": Byron's Aristocratic Liberalism in the Pope-Bowles Controversy and Marino Faliero Chapter 7 "One Half of What I Should Say": Byron's Gay Narrator in Don Juan Chapter 8 The Liberal as Periodical and Political Posture Chapter 9 "Still Let Me Love!": Byron in Greece Chapter 10 Byron and the Liberal Imagination in America
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Byron's politics are so complicated that few have even attempted to write book-length studies about them, and Gross should be commended for even trying to take on such a bewildering complex set of Read more...

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