First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and other published works to develop and expand the theories of other literary critics. This title will be of interest to students of literature.
Preface; List of Authorities; 1. Friends and Lovers 2. The Separation 3. Lady Byron’s Campaign 4. What Byron Said 5. The Don Leon Poems 6. Supporting Evidence 7. Conclusions; Index
This set reissues 7 books on the Romantic poet Lord Byron originally published between 1957 and 2005. The volumes examine Byron’s poetry, his poetic development, and his social and private life. Lord Byron’s epic satiric poem Don Juan is examined by some of the leading scholars of Romanticism.