By Bernard Beatty

ISBN-10: 1138648558

ISBN-13: 9781138648555

First released in 1985. what kind of poem is Don Juan, and the way does it keep its momentum via its lengthy and sometimes suffering narrative? those are the questions that Bernard Beatty proposes during this refined and stylish dialogue of Byron’s masterwork. The legend of Don Juan used to be entrenched in eu literature and different arts lengthy prior to it got here lower than Byron’s palms, but Byron’s therapy of the tale is frequently virtually unrecognisably faraway from its forebears. Beatty exhibits how deeply Byron has assimilated his predecessors on the way to produce his personal paintings.

The sustained argument of this publication increases questions of curiosity not just to scholars of Byron yet of comedy often, in addition to of where of spiritual motifs in it sounds as if secularised modes.

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