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Byron, Poetics and History

Byron, Poetics and History

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Romanticism

  • Date Published: January 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521812412

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  • Jane Stabler presents this examination of Byron's poetic form in relationship to historical debates of his time. Responding to recent studies in the Romantic period, Stabler asserts that Byron's poetics developed in response to contemporary cultural history and his reception by the English reading public. Drawing on new research, she traces the complexity of the intertextual dialogues that run through his work.

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    "The book is illuminating about and alert to the current state of Byronic and Romantic criticism, yet it sustains a bracing, graceful independence. It reveals a high degree of aethetic sensitivity, even as it deploys original historical and contextual knowledge." Wordsworth Circle

    "Detailed.... [S]hould prove interesting to Byronists. Recommended." Choice

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    • Date Published: January 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521812412
    • length: 270 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 161 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Note on texts used
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction: Byron and the poetics of digression
    1. 'Scorching and drenching': discourses of digression among Byron's readers
    2. 'Breaches in transition': eighteenth-century digressions and Byron's early verse
    3. Erring with Pope: Hints from Horace and the trouble with decency
    4. Uncertain blisses: Don Juan, digressive intertextuality and the risks of reception
    5. 'The worst of sinning': Don Juan, moral England and feminine caprice
    6. 'Between carelessness and trouble': Byron's last digressions
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Jane Stabler, University of Dundee
    Jane Stabler is Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee. She is the author of The Longman Critical Reader on Byron (1998) and Burke to Byron, Barbauld to Baillie 1790–1830 (2001).

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