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Lord George Byron (1788 - 1824)

Nationality: British
Born: English
Periods: British: 19th Century

Author of works like Don Juan and Childe Harold

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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

Collected Poetry of George Byron

Don Juan

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Criticism about Lord George Byron

Byron
http://www.bartleby.com/222/index.html#2
This lengthy analysis of the author's life and work includes sections on "Early years ", "Life at Venice and Ravenna", "Hours of Idleness", "Dramatic works", "The Vision of Judgment" and "Don Juan."
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: F. W. Moorman
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XII: English, The Romantic Revival, The Nineteenth Century, I
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Contemporary & Critical Opinions on Byron's Life & Work
http://www.englishhistory.net/byron/critical.html
This site contains contemporary criticism about Byron from many of his peers including Emerson, Shaw, Woolf, and Eliot.
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Marilee Cody
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Romantic Anger and Byron's Curse
http://www.rc.umd.edu/praxis/passions/stauffer/stauf.html
"Indeed, when one considers the dialogue between Romantic lyricism and ill-tempered theatricality, Byron's poetic procedures come first to mind. However, studies of Byron's engagement with satire tend to downplay the importance of anger, probably because Don Juan bestrides his satiric poetry like a colossus, and most readers understand the modes and methods of that poem -- the digression, the lampoon, the sly wink, the humorous deflation of hypocrisy -- as paradigmatic for Byron's work as a whole."
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Andrew M. Stauffer
From: Romantic Passicons April 1998
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Biographical sites about Lord George Byron

George Gordon, Lord Byron
http://www.incompetech.com/authors/byron/
This site provides biographical information on Lord Byron.
Contains: Full Bio
Author: Laura MacLeod
Keywords: life, biography, history
 

 
Other sites about Lord George Byron

The Lord Byron Webring
http://www.ringsurf.com/netring?ring=lordbyron;action=list
This site lists the thirteen members of the Lord Byron Webring. Each of the member sites offer a different take on Lord Byron and his life or works.
Contains: Pictures, Commentary, Timeline, Sketch
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