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Byron's Romantic Politics : The Problem of Metahistory

By: Cochran, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011Description: 1 online resource (407 p.).ISBN: 9781443833325.Subject(s): Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- 1788-1824 | Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Criticism and interpretation | Byron, George Gordon Byron, -- Baron, -- 1788-1824 -- Political and social views | RomanticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Byron’s Romantic Politics : The Problem of MetahistoryDDC classification: 821.76 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary: Byron exists in two incompatible dimensions: as fully-documented history, and as romantic myth. Often the myth predominates, describing him as a passionate lover, a staunch friend, a great romantic poet, a champion of the working man, a loyal author to his publisher, and a fighter for democracy who sacrificed his life for the Freedom of Greece. This book attempts to prove that the verifiable truth often proves him to be the opposite. Using letters from Byron's family, friends, and associates...
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CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX

Byron exists in two incompatible dimensions: as fully-documented history, and as romantic myth. Often the myth predominates, describing him as a passionate lover, a staunch friend, a great romantic poet, a champion of the working man, a loyal author to his publisher, and a fighter for democracy who sacrificed his life for the Freedom of Greece. This book attempts to prove that the verifiable truth often proves him to be the opposite. Using letters from Byron's family, friends, and associates...

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