A wide-ranging 2004 introduction to Byron's life and works by a range of eminent Byron scholars.
Table of ContentsChronology; Introduction Drummond Bone; Part I. Historical Contexts: 1. Byron's life and his biographers Paul Douglass; 2. Byron and the business of publishing Peter W. Graham; 3. Byron's politics Malcolm Kelsall; 4. Byron: gender and sexuality Andrew Elfenbein; Part II. Texts: 5. Heroism and history: Childe Harold I & II and the Tales Philip W. Martin; 6. Byron and the eastern Mediterranean: Childe Harold II and the 'Polemic of Ottoman Greece' Nigel Leask; 7. Childe Harold III and Manfred Alan Rawes; 8. Byron and the theatre Alan Richardson; 9. Childe Harold IV, Don Juan and Beppo Drummond Bone; 10. The Vision of Judgment and the Visions of 'Author' Susan Wolfson; 11. Byron's Prose Andrew Nicholson; Part III. Literary Contexts: 12. Byron's lyric poetry Jerome McGann; 13. Byron and Shakespeare Anne Barton; 14. Byron, postmodernism and intertextuality Jane Stabler; 15. Byron's European reception Peter Cochran; 16. Byron and the eighteeth century Bernard Beatty.
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