Lord Byron by George Gordon Lord Byron
The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)

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This authoritative edition brings together the complete collection of Byron's poetry and prose - all the major poems, complemented by important letters, journals, and conversations - to give the essence of his work and thinking.

Byron is regarded today as the ultimate Romantic, whose name has entered the language to describe a man of brooding passion. Although his private life shocked his contemporaries his poetry was immensely popular and influential, especially in Europe. This comprehensive edition includes the complete texts of his two poetic masterpieces Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan, as well as the dramatic poems Manfred and Cain. There are many other shorter poems and part of the satire English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. In addition there is a selection from Byron's inimitable letters, extracts from his journals and conversations, as well as more formal writings.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

About George Gordon Lord Byron

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Jerome J. McGann, Professor of Humanities, California Institute of Technology.
Published September 28, 2000 by Oxford University Press. 1120 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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An attempt—with erratic wit, hearty research, and excessive palaver about matters sexual—to rectify one of history's great vandalisms: the destruction (by his executors) of Byron's memoirs.

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The seriousness of Langley Moore's scholarship impelled her to write about Byron beyond his grave, and she had a wicked time with the aftermath, and aftermyth, of his death – upon the news of which greed, pomposity and celebrity by association broke out, as did aggrieved spats among friends and r...

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Lord Byron died in Missolonghi, Greece, on this day in 1824.

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Her thoughts turn in another direction, however, when Jane and Henry, on the way to their destination, rescue a fifteen-year-old girl named Catherine Twining from the clutches of Lord Byron, who had abducted and tied her up “in a manner painful to observe.” Even though the celebrated poet had man...

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London Review of Books

As a product, the poem has a material form, or more likely a variety of forms: on the page of a newspaper or journal, as title poem or lesser poem in an expensive octavo volume, or as a booklet of dirty yellow paper offered for a shilling or two.

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The New York Review of Books

Each print has an approximate image size of 7-1/2" x 10-1/2", is printed on heavy white archival paper, and comes in a matte black wood-composite 12" x 16" glass frame with an off-white acid-free archival mat.

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ForeWord Reviews

For another half-century he would live on, author, adventurer and authority on the lives of Byron and Shelley, two giants in whose shadow Trelawny would forever linger.

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I have read somewhere that you cannot read in dreams, that there is some neurological block against processing written language.

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