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Author International Byron Conference (2009 : Athens, Greece)

Title The place of Lord Byron in world history : studies in his life, writings, and influence : selected papers from the 35th International Byron Conference / introduced and edited by Nic Panagopoulos and Maria Schoina ; with a foreword by Peter W. Graham
Published Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
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Contents THE PLACE OF LORD BYRON IN WORLD HISTORY: Studies in His Life, Writings, and Influence -- Selected Papers from the 35th International Byron Conference; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Section I: Byron in Other Cultures and Histories; 1. Byron and the History of Modern Greece from the Perspective of Polish Romanticism; 2. The Story of a Quote from The Giaour; 3. Reading Byron in Modern Greek History: The Year 1974; 4. Byron's Place in Literary History from the Perspective of Polish Writers and Scholars
2. The Two Foscari: From History to Closet Drama to Grand Opera3. ""Mazeppa, "" Byron, and Campbell: History and the Byronic; 4. A Preliminary Chinese Sketch of Byron and its Revision; 5. Byron's Relationship with the Mechitarists as Reflected in the Works of Irving Wallace; Contributors
4. From Byron's ""Don Juan"" to Shelley's ""Arid"": The Ominous Boat, the Visceral Tempest, the Watery Bier5. Byron, Milton, and Garden History; 6. Byron's Collecting of Napoleona; Section IV: Byron's Texts in Cultural History; 1. The Byronic Hero and Nietzsche's Ubermensch: Conflicted Responses to Modernity; 2. The Historicity of Manfred's Promethean Agon; 3. On the Theme of the Richard III Complex in Byron's The Deformed Transformed; 4. Byron's Belles Sauvages; 5. Leaving Greece: Byron and the Naxos Lyric; Section V: Byron as Model and Anti-Model; 1. Byron and the History of Woman's Writing
5. Byron as an Institution in Bulgarian Histories of Western European LiteratureSection II: Byron's Constructions of History; 1. Byron's Way with Historical Evidence; 2. Lord Byron Alluding to the Great; 3. Ancient Greece in the Byronic Text: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto II and the Idea(s) of History in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain; 4. Byron's ""historicity"" and the History of Ideas; 5. The Same Rehearsal of the Past: Byron and the Aesthetics of History; 6. Lord Byron and Oriental Antiquity: The Location of Self
7. ""Hers is the loveliness in death / That parts not quite with parting breath"": Byron's Anti-Utopian Images of Greece in The Giaour and Don Juan8. ""The Muse of History's Pen"": Byron, Venice, History, and Poetic Memory; Photo 1; Photo 2; Section III: Byron's Personal History; 1. The Last Detachment: Byron Awakening and the Dream of Greece; 2. Lord Byron's Political Idealism and a Row in Ravenna; 3. ""Thou Shalt not Set up Wordsworth"": Byron's Battle to Control the Past, Present, and the To-Come
Summary This is a collection of essays on Lord Byron's writings. Topics range from Byron's reception in other cultures and histories, to Byron's unique conception of history, to essays dealing with his personal history, and the usage of Byron's works in cultural history writ large. There are also papers dealing with how Byron has been held up as an exceptional writer whose work has been emulated for many years. As history remains cyclical, Byron's compelling imagery serves as descriptive of destruction, regeneration, and the unyielding predicaments of modern life
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Subject Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Panagopoulos, Nic.
Schoina, Maria.
ISBN 0773417796 (electronic bk.)
9780773417793 (electronic bk.)