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Lord Byron's Marriage

The Evidence of Asterisks, 1st Edition

By G. Wilson Knight


320 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 19th Century