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Description - Byron In Love by Edna O'Brien

Byron, more than any other poet, has come to personify the poet as rebel, imaginative and lawless, reaching beyond race, creed or frontier, his gigantic flaws redeemed by a magnetism and ultimately a heroism that by ending in tragedy raised it and him from the particular to the universal.

Everything about Lord George Gordon Byron was a paradox - insider and outsider, beautiful and deformed, serious and facetious, profligate but on occasion miserly and possessed of a fierce intelligence trapped forever in a child's magic and malices. He was also a great poet, but as he reminded us, poetry is a distinct faculty and has little to do with the individual life of its creator.

Edna O'Brien's exemplary biography focuses upon the diverse and colourful women in Byron's life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781474614443
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 128mm x 24mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 23-Jan-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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