Lord Byron: The Major Works

by George Gordon Byron, Jerome J. McGann

Byron is regarded today as the ultimate Romantic, whose name has entered the language to describe a man of broodingpassion.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 1120 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.13 out of 5
  • Published September 28th 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA
  • Original Title: Lord Byron: The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)
  • ISBN: 0192840401 (ISBN13: 9780192840400)
  • Edition Language: English

Byron is regarded today as the ultimate Romantic, whose name has entered the language to describe a man of brooding passion. Although his private life shocked his contemporaries his poetry was immensely popular and influential, especially in Europe. This comprehensive edition includes the complete texts of his two poetic masterpieces Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage and Don Juan, as well as the dramatic poems Manfred and Cain. There are many other shorter poems and part of the satire English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. In addition there is a selection from Byron’s inimitable letters, extracts from his journals and conversations, as well as more formal writings.