Contemporary Studies on Lord Byron (Studies in British Literature S. v. 54)

Contemporary Studies on Lord Byron (Studies in British Literature S. v. 54)

By: William D. Brewer (editor), Marjean D. Purinton (preface_author)Hardback

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Although this collection of essays draw on divergent theoretical and critical paradigms, they all attempt to shed new light on Lord Byron's work. The book focuses on the often neglected poems and explores the Byron legacy in the 20th century.


Epistolatory engagements - Byron, Annabella, and the politics of 1813, Jonathan Cross; "Churchill's grave" - Byron and the monumental style, Terrance Riley; the rime of the ancient horseman - Byron's "Mazeppa" and the anti-romantic hero, Phillip B. Anderson; Byronic heroes and acting - the embodiment of mental theatre, Thomas C. Crochunis; "I will war, at least in words" - Byron and the rhetoric of opposition; beyond the fitting medium of desire - Lord Byron and D.H. Lawrence, Alan Leigh Rawes; Byron superstar - the poet in neverland, Karen McGuire.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773475373
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780773475373
  • ISBN10: 0773475370

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