Lord Byron : The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)
(Jerome J. McGann, editor)
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.
The Love Poems of Lord Byron : A Romantic's Passion
(George Gordon, Lord Byron)
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824) epitomized the Romantic poet. His bold, vibrant poetry reflected the sentimental values of his era. The 43 poems of this collection span the development of Byron's lyrics of love. The women to whom he dedicated many of these verses appear in the etchings that illustrate this delightful collector's edition.