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Eisler, Benita Byron
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Benita Eisler

Byron

€ 28.95

An absorbing analysis of the life and poetry of Lord Byron draws on previously unavailable materials to examine Byron's rise to fame, the women in his life, the tragic scandal that drove him into exile, and his acclaimed poetic works. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

The author:
Benita Eisler lives in New York City.

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations
xi
Part One: Becoming Byron
``Shades of the Dead! Have I Not Heard Your Voice?``
3(13)
``A Verra Takkin` Laddie``
16(16)
A Peer`s Progress
32(18)
``A Home, a World, a Paradise to Me``
50(15)
``Love, Desperate Love``
65(23)
``Fickle as Wind, of Inclinations Wild``
88(19)
A Literary Cub
107(20)
``Paper Bullets of the Brain``
127(17)
Lord of the Manor
144(20)
The Great Escape
164(17)
``The Foe, the Victim, and the Fond Ally``
181(21)
``Places Without a Name, and Rivers Not Laid Down in Maps``
202(24)
Civilization and Its Discontents
226(19)
``That Seeming Marble-Heart``
245(16)
``The Vices in Fashion``
261(24)
Part Two: Fame and Infamy
Childe Harold`s Homecoming
285(22)
``Ambition Was My Idol``
307(24)
Caro`s Waltz
331(16)
The Spider`s Stratagem
347(16)
By the Waters of Cheltenham
363(17)
In Armida`s Bower
380(15)
``That Perverse Passion``
395(19)
``The Hand That Kindles Cannot Quench the Flame``
414(16)
``A Wife Is My Salvation``
430(20)
``It Is But the Effervescence of Despair``
450(17)
``Woe Without Name, or Hope, or End``
467(15)
``Fare Thee Well!``
482(27)
Part Three: Exile Into Hero
The Year Without a Summer
509(26)
Lord Byron, Inglese
535(19)
Roman Spring
554(23)
``Vile Assignations, and Adulterous Beds``
577(25)
An Uncommon Hero
602(23)
``A Stranger Loves a Lady of the Land``
625(26)
Don Juan Domesticated
651(27)
Exiles and Serpents
678(32)
The Road to Missolonghi
710(24)
``The Land of Honourable Death Is Here``
734(15)
Postscript 749(2)
Afterlife 751(14)
Notes 765(44)
Selected Bibliography 809(4)
Acknowledgments 813(2)
Index 815
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
837 pagina's
Januari 2000
816 gram
210 x 140 x 44 mm
Vintage Books us

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