Poems of Lord Byron (Everyman's Library)

Poems of Lord Byron (Everyman's Library)

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To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for the revolutionary panache with which he lived his life as the brio and allure of his verse. Our century has seen him more clearly as a poet whose intellectual toughness, satiric gifts, and utter

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To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for the revolutionary panache with which he lived his life as the brio and allure of his verse. Our century has seen him more clearly as a poet whose intellectual toughness, satiric gifts, and utter inability to be boring have made him one of the great comic spirits in our literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679436300
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Series:
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
346,379
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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