Contemporary Studies on Lord Byron

Author: Brewer, William
Year:2001
Pages:184
ISBN:0-7734-7537-0
978-0-7734-7537-3
Price:129.95
Although this collection of essays draw on divergent theoretical and critical paradigms, they all attempt to shed new light on Lord Byron's work. The book focuses on the often neglected poems and explores the Byron legacy in the 20th century.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface (Marjean D. Purinton)
1. Epistolatory Engagements: Byron, Annabella, and the Politics of 1813 (Jonathan Gross)
2. “Churchill’s Grave”: Byron and the Monumental Style (Terrance Riley)(
3. The Rime of the Ancient Horseman: Byron’s Mazeppa and the Anti-Romantic Hero (Phillip B. Anderson)
4. Byronic Heroes and Acting: The Embodiment of Mental Theater (Thomas C. Crochunis)
5. “I will war, at least in words”: Byron and the Rhetoric of Opposition
6. Beyond the Fitting Medium of Desire: Lord Byron and D. H. Lawrence (Alan Leigh Rawes)
7. Byron Superstar: The Poet in Neverland (Karen McGuire)
Bibliography; Index