The Cambridge Companion to Byron by Drummond BoneThe Cambridge Companion to Byron by Drummond Bone

The Cambridge Companion to Byron

EditorDrummond Bone

Paperback | January 10, 2005

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Specially commissioned essays by leading scholars discuss Byron's work in several fascinating contexts: literary history, Byron's life and travels, publishing, politics, and his reception across Europe. Unique in its combination of breadth of coverage and detailed analysis of individual works, this Companion will be indispensable to students and teachers alike.
Drummond Bone is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and co-editor of Romanticism.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to ByronFormat:PaperbackDimensions:330 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:January 10, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521786762

ISBN - 13:9780521786768


Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction Drummond Bone; Part I. Historical Contexts: 1. Byron's life and his biographers Paul Douglass; 2. Byron and the business of publishing Peter W. Graham; 3. Byron's politics Malcolm Kelsall; 4. Byron: gender and sexuality Andrew Elfenbein; Part II. Texts: 5. Heroism and history: Childe Harold I & II and the Tales Philip W. Martin; 6. Byron and the eastern Mediterranean: Childe Harold II and the 'Polemic of Ottoman Greece' Nigel Leask; 7. Childe Harold III and Manfred Alan Rawes; 8. Byron and the theatre Alan Richardson; 9. Childe Harold IV, Don Juan and Beppo Drummond Bone; 10. The Vision of Judgment and the Visions of 'Author' Susan Wolfson; 11. Byron's Prose Andrew Nicholson; Part III. Literary Contexts: 12. Byron's lyric poetry Jerome McGann; 13. Byron and Shakespeare Anne Barton; 14. Byron, postmodernism and intertextuality Jane Stabler; 15. Byron's European reception Peter Cochran; 16. Byron and the eighteeth century Bernard Beatty.

Editorial Reviews

'One feels enthusiasm as well as information and interpretation in the Companion. Admirers of Byron's verse as well as newcomers will find that it repays close reading and reference.' Emerald