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The Cambridge companion to Byron

The Cambridge companion to Byron

Author: Drummond Bone
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Even during his lifetime, Byron's lifestyle excited as much interest as his work. This companion has three sections devoted to the historical, textual & literary contexts of his life & times, with specially commissioned essays exploring topics such as Byron's interest in the East & his attitudes to gender.

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Genre/Form: Handbook
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Gordon Byron Byron
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Drummond Bone
ISBN: 0521786762 9780521786768 0521781469 9780521781466
OCLC Number: 54462015
Description: xx, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Byron's life and his biographers / Paul Douglass --
Byron and the business of publishing / Peter W. Graham --
Byron's politics / Malcolm Kelsall --
Byron : gender and sexuality / Andrew Elfenbein --
Heroism and history : Childe Harold I & II and the Tales / Philip W. Martin --
Byron and the eastern Mediterranean : Childe Harold II and the 'Polemic of Ottoman Greece' / Nigel Leask --
1816-17 : Childe Harold III and Manfred / Alan Rawes --
Byron and the theatre / Alan Richardson --
Childe Harold IV, Don Juan and Beppo / Drummond Bone --
The Vision of Judgment and the visions of 'author' / Susan J. Wolfson --
Byron's Prose / Andrew Nicholson --
Byron's lyric poetry / Jerome McGann --
Byron and Shakespeare / Anne Barton --
Byron and the eighteenth century / Bernard Beatty --
Byron's European reception / Peter Cochran --
Byron, postmodernism and intertextuality / Jane Stabler.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to Byron
Responsibility: edited by Drummond Bone.
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Byron's life and work and the interactions between them have fascinated readers for two hundred years. In three sections devoted to the historical, textual and literary contexts of Byron's life and  Read more...


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