The Collected Poems of Lord Byron
Wordsworth Editions, 1994 - 816 sidor
With an Introduction, Bibliography and Glossary by Dr Paul Wright, Trinity College, Carmarthen.
'I mean to show things really as they are, not as they ought to be'. wrote Byron (1788-1824) in his comic masterpiece Don Juan, which follows the adventures of the hero across the Europe and near East which Byron knew so well, touching on the major political, cultural and social concerns of the day.
This selection includes all of that poem, and selections from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the satirical poems 'English Bards and Scotch Reviewers' and 'A Vision of Judgement'. Paul Wright's detailed introductions place Byron's colourful life and work within their broader social and political contexts, and demonstrate that Byron both fostered and critiqued the notorious 'Byronic myth' of heroic adventure, political action and sexual scandal.
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LINES ADDRESSED TO A YOUNG LADY
LAMITIÉ EST LAMOUR SANS AILES
INSCRIPTION ON THE MONUMENT OF
SONNET TO GEORGE THE FOURTH
EPIGRAM FROM THE FRENCH OF RUL
STANZAS WHEN A MAN HATH
MEN SECULARE ET ANNUS HAUD
CHILDE HAROLDS PILGRIMAGE
A FRAGMENT OF
LINES IN THE TRAVELLERS BOOK
LINES FROM THE FRENCH
FROM THE PORTUGUESE TU MI
THY DAYS ARE DONE
A FRAGMENT COULD I REMOUNT
STANZAS TO A HINDOO