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Byron and Spain Itinerary in the Writing of Place (Salzburg University Studies) by Diego Saglia

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets: 19th century,
  • Spain,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10970808M
ISBN 100773441891
ISBN 109780773441897

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Byron’s exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favorite of the Empress Catherine 4/4(20). Lord Byron’s poetry is a mixture of imagination and romantic fantasy, overwhelming passion and impressionistic realism, and in his poetic vision of Spain, these characteristics stand : Estaban Pujals. First, while the book is the complete life of Byron, the story itself feels academic and dry. It's the historic account of his life from one day to the next. So, in some places, the book becomes a run on of just one event to the next. There is no interpretation or anecdotes that bring Byron to by: Byron’s Don Juan is arguably the most important extensive poem to have left English shores since Milton’s Paradise Lost. Initially the first two Cantos were published anonymously in due to the ‘immoral nature’ of the writing, and yet it was immensely popular/5(39).

In Byron's first collection of poetry, Hours Of Idleness appeared. It received bad reviews. The poet answered his critics with the satire English Bards And Scotch Reviewersin Next year he took his seat in the House of Lords, and set out on his grand tour, visiting Spain, Malta, Albania, Greece, and the Aegean. 'Stephen Cheeke's Byron and Place: History, Translation, Nostalgia is an important contribution to the study of Byron and of the place of 'place' in the culture of the romantic period. Erudite and clear, the book helps us to chart Byron's evolving relation to place, to locale, and particularly to historical rather than natural sites. ‘My Brain is Feminine’: Byron and the Poetry of Deception. Pages McGann, Jerome J. Lord Byron was a British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe. Although made famous by the autobiographical poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (–18)—and his many love affairs—he is perhaps better known today for the satiric realism of Don Juan (–24).

Find Spain by Michael Byron at Blurb Books. A photo collection of two weeks spent in Spain, may Travel to Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, Rute, Cordoba, Released on: J Positioning Byron in the context of European liberal nationalism, Schmidt demonstrates how although in Britain Byron's scandalous lifestyle and provocative writings tended to overshadow his liberal leanings, in Italy he became an inspiration to the emergent nationalist movement The book will be of value not just to Byron scholars but to anyone. *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works are not included. ISBN ; Free shipping for individuals worldwide; Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules.