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    The Selected Poems of Lord Byron: Including Don Juan and Other Poems (Wordsworth Poetry Library) (Paperback) By (author) Lord George Gordon Byron, Introduction by Dr. Paul Wright

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    DescriptionI mean to show things really as they are, not as they ought to be'. wrote Byron (1788-1824) in his comic masterpiece Don Juan, which follows the adventures of the hero across the Europe and near East which Byron knew so well, touching on the major political, cultural and social concerns of the day. This selection includes all of that poem, and selections from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the satirical poems 'English Bards and Scotch Reviewers' and 'A Vision of Judgement'. Paul Wright's detailed introductions place Byron's colourful life and work within their broader social and political contexts, and demonstrate that Byron both fostered and critiqued the notorious 'Byronic myth' of heroic adventure, political action and sexual scandal.


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    The Selected Poems of Lord Byron
    Including Don Juan and Other Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lord George Gordon Byron, Introduction by Dr. Paul Wright
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 816
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781853264061
    ISBN 10: 1853264067

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    01 January 1998
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