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.This authoritative edition now includes a completely new and substantially longer introduction that discusses the mythology of the Byronic hero.Extensive annotation covers points of interest, selected variant readings, and the historical allusions Byron wove into his poem
Number of Pages: 768
Vendor: Penguin Random House
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.13 X 0.50 (inches)|
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T.G. Steffan is Professor Emeritus of English in the University of Austin, Texas. W.W. Pratt is a former Professor Emeritus of English in the University of Austin, and died in 1991.
Susan J. Wolfson (introducer) is Professor of English at Princeton University.
Peter J. Manning is Professor of English at the State University of New York. George Gordon, Lord Byron (17881824) gained a reputation for his startling good looks and extravagant behavior. With the publication in 1812 of the first two cantos of Childe Harolds Pilgrimage he became instantly famous. His rumored relationship with his half- sister Augustine led him to leave England in 1816.
Susan J. Wolfson is professor of English at Princeton University.
Peter J. Manning is chair and professor of English at SUNY Stony Brook.