Lord Byron: Selected Poems

Lord Byron: Selected Poems

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She walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes...
—From "She Walks in Beauty"

Satirical, shocking, romantic and dramatic, Lord Byron remains a stellar figure as a poet and as a man. His most

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She walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes...
—From "She Walks in Beauty"

Satirical, shocking, romantic and dramatic, Lord Byron remains a stellar figure as a poet and as a man. His most celebrated poems appear in this magnificent compilation, from “Inscription on the Monument of a Newfound Dog,” in which man contrasts unfavorably with his canine companion, to excerpts from “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage,” “Beppo,” and “Don Juan.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753817469
Publisher:
Phoenix House
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Phoenix Poetry Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788—1824) gained a reputation for his good looks and extravagant behavior and became instantly famous when his poems were first published.

Susan J. Wolfson is professor of English at Princeton University.

Peter J. Manning is chair and professor of English at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Gordon as he liked to be called by all his close friends such as Mary and Percy Shelley and The strange and odd Dr Polidori in his way Gordon wanted to let his poems tell of his true feelings about love and it certainly show's in the telling of some of his best poem's long live my dear lord gordon byron