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Byron: Don Juan
     

Byron: Don Juan

by Anne Barton
 

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In her introduction to this brilliant and outrageous literary landmark, Anne Barton places Don Juan within the context of Byron's life and reading, and offers an interpretation of the poem which demonstrates its underlying coherence and artistic integrity, despite Byron's mischievous protestations to the contrary. A long chapter on the reception of the poem

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In her introduction to this brilliant and outrageous literary landmark, Anne Barton places Don Juan within the context of Byron's life and reading, and offers an interpretation of the poem which demonstrates its underlying coherence and artistic integrity, despite Byron's mischievous protestations to the contrary. A long chapter on the reception of the poem considers some of the attempts to imitate or continue it, using them to define what is fundamental to Byron's own handling of the Don Juan legend.

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ISBN-13:
9780521338417
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/14/2008
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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