Don Juan [NOOK Book]

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In this rambling, exuberant, conversational poem, the travels of Don Juan are used as a vehicle for some of the most lively and acute commentaries on human societies and behaviour in the language. The manner is what Goethe called 'a cultured comic language' - a genre which he regarded as not possible in German and which he felt Byron managed superbly. This edition is itself a significant contribution to Byron scholarship. The editors have been able to draw on their authoritative edition of the poem published by ...
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Don Juan

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Overview

In this rambling, exuberant, conversational poem, the travels of Don Juan are used as a vehicle for some of the most lively and acute commentaries on human societies and behaviour in the language. The manner is what Goethe called 'a cultured comic language' - a genre which he regarded as not possible in German and which he felt Byron managed superbly. This edition is itself a significant contribution to Byron scholarship. The editors have been able to draw on their authoritative edition of the poem published by the University of Texas Press. The extensive annotation covers points of difficulty, selected variant readings and a mass of information on the historical allusions which Byron wove into the poem.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607784654
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,056,740
  • File size: 511 KB

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George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 - 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the short lyric She Walks in Beauty. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Genesis of the Poem 7
This Edition 10
Acknowledgements 15
Reprints 1977, 1982 15
Table of Dates 17
Further Reading 26
Motto to Cantos I-V 35
Preface to Cantos I and II 37
Dedication 41
Canto I 46
Canto II 102
Canto III 157
Canto IV 189
Canto V 219
Motto to Cantos VI-XVI 259
Preface to Cantos VI-VIII 261
Canto VI 264
Canto VII 295
Canto VIII 317
Canto IX 353
Canto X 375
Canto XI 397
Canto XII 420
Canto XIII 443
Canto XIV 471
Canto XV 497
Canto XVI 522
Canto XVII 555
Notes 559
Abbreviations 561
Appendix 756
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