Stabler, Jane.

Byron, Poetics and History. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002. - 1 online resource (271 p.) - eBooks on Demand Cambridge Studies in Romanticism ; v.52 . - Cambridge Studies in Romanticism .

Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on texts; Abbreviations; Introduction: Byron and the poetics of digression; CHAPTER ONE Scorching and drenching'': discourses of digression among Byron''s readers; CHAPTER TWO Breaches in transition'': eighteenth-century digressions and Byron''s early verse; CHAPTER THREE Erring with Pope: Hints from Horace and the trouble with decency; CHAPTER FOUR Uncertain blisses: Don Juan, digressive intertextuality and the risks of reception CHAPTER FIVE The worst of sinning : Don Juan, moral England and feminine capriceCHAPTER SIX Between carelessness and trouble : Byron''s last digressions; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Offers the first full-scale examination of Byron''s poetic form in relation to historical debates of his time.

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Byron, George Gordon Byron.
Don Juan (Legendary character) in literature.
Historical poetry, English.
Literature and history.


Electronic books.

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