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Lord Byron (1788–1824)

Autor(a) de Don Juan

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About the Author

English poet and dramatist George Gordon, Lord Byron was born January 22, 1788, in London. The boy was sent to school in Aberdeen, Scotland, until the age of ten, then to Harrow, and eventually to Cambridge, where he remained form 1805 to 1808. A congenital lameness rankled in the spirit of a mostrar mais high-spirited Byron. As a result, he tried to excel in every thing he did. It was during his Cambridge days that Byron's first poems were published, the Hours of Idleness (1807). The poems were criticized unfavorably. Soon after Byron took the grand tour of the Continent and returned to tell of it in the first two cantos of Childe Harold (1812). Instantly entertained by the descriptions of Spain, Portugal, Albania, and Greece in the first publication, and later travels in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, the public savored Byron's passionate, saucy, and brilliant writing. Byron published the last of Childe Harold, Canto IV, in 1818. The work created and established Byron's immense popularity, his reputation as a poet and his public persona as a brilliant but moody romantic hero, of which he could never rid himself. Some of Byron's lasting works include The Corsair, Lara, Hebrew Melodies, She Walks In Beauty, and the drama Manfred. In 1819 he published the first canto of Don Juan, destined to become his greatest work. Similar to Childe Harold, this epic recounts the exotic and titillating adventures of a young Byronica hero, giving voice to Byron's social and moral criticisms of the age. Criticized as immoral, Byron defended Don Juan fiercely because it was true-the virtues the reader doesn't see in Don Juan are not there precisely because they are so rarely exhibited in life. Nevertheless, the poem is humorous, rollicking, thoughtful, and entertaining, an enduring masterpiece of English literature. Byron died of fever in Greece in 1824, attempting to finance and lead the Byron Brigade of Greek freedom fighters against the Turks. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Lord Byron

Don Juan (1826) 1,640 exemplares
The Poetical Works of Lord Byron (1993) 771 exemplares
Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) (1993) 463 exemplares
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812) 329 exemplares
Poems of Byron, Keats, and Shelley (1966) 296 exemplares
Selected Poems (1993) 273 exemplares
Selected Poems of Lord Byron (2006) 249 exemplares
Byron: Poems (1994) 180 exemplares
Manfred (1986) 145 exemplares
The Works of Lord Byron (1826) 108 exemplares
The Selected Poetry and Prose of Byron (1966) — Autor — 94 exemplares
Selected Poetry and Letters (1951) 89 exemplares
The Corsair (1814) 89 exemplares
Selected Poems (1913) 63 exemplares
Lord Byron (Great Poets) (1989) 55 exemplares
The Giaour (1813) 53 exemplares
Lord Byron: Selected Poems (1992) 51 exemplares
THE ROMANTIC POETS: An Anthology (1987) 49 exemplares
Cain (1821) 39 exemplares
The Letters of Lord Byron (1933) 38 exemplares
Letters and Journals: Famous in My Time v. 2 (1973) — Autor — 38 exemplares
A Choice of Byron's Verse (1974) 34 exemplares
Byron (The Laurel Poetry Series) (1962) 30 exemplares
The Prisoner of Chillon (1993) 27 exemplares
"Wedlock's the devil" : 1814-1815 (1975) 26 exemplares
The flesh is frail (1976) 25 exemplares
Beppo (1818) 24 exemplares
Brieven en dagboeken (1960) 23 exemplares
Byron's Letters and Journals: A New Selection (2015) — Autor — 22 exemplares
Poemas escogidos (2001) 21 exemplares
Byron's Complete Works (1894) 21 exemplares
Byron (The Oxford Poetry Library) (1994) 20 exemplares
The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4 (2012) 20 exemplares
The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 3 (2010) 18 exemplares
The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2 (2010) 17 exemplares
Poetry of Byron (1881) 17 exemplares
Selected Poems of Lord Byron (2002) 16 exemplares
Mazeppa (1819) 16 exemplares
The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6 (2010) 16 exemplares
Poèmes (1998) 16 exemplares
Poems (1921) 15 exemplares
The complete poetical works (1980) 13 exemplares
Selected Poems (1913) 12 exemplares
Byron, Poetry & Prose (1940) 11 exemplares
Lord Byron: An Anthology (1993) 11 exemplares
Asimov's annotated "Don Juan" (1972) 11 exemplares
Hours of Idleness (1807) 10 exemplares
Hebrew Melodies (2015) 10 exemplares
Luuletusi ja poeeme (2006) 9 exemplares
Diarios (2008) 9 exemplares
Works (I) 9 exemplares
The Poems of Byron 9 exemplares
El corsario Lara (1974) 9 exemplares
The Bride of Abydos (1813) 9 exemplares
The Poetry of Lord Byron (2020) 9 exemplares
Collected Poems 8 exemplares
She Walks in Beauty (1815) 8 exemplares
Lara (1814) 8 exemplares
The Siege of Corinth / Parisina (2015) 8 exemplares
Poemas escogidos (1997) 7 exemplares
Obra selecta (1997) 7 exemplares
Journal de Ravenne (1974) 7 exemplares
Poemas (2008) 7 exemplares
Don Juan - Tomo II (Cátedra) (1994) 7 exemplares
Don Juan - Tomo I (Cátedra) (1994) 7 exemplares
OBRAS ESCOGIDAS (2000) 6 exemplares
Lord Byron Poetry Collection (2017) 6 exemplares
Sardanapalus (2008) 6 exemplares
Fantasmagoriana {Byron, et al.} (1998) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Childe Harold: Canto IV (1816) 6 exemplares
Selected poetry 6 exemplares
Pezzi domestici e altre poesie (1997) 6 exemplares
Byron's Letters and Journals (1982) 6 exemplares
Selections (1973) 6 exemplares
Poems of Lord Byron (1923) 5 exemplares
The Two Foscari (1821) 5 exemplares
The Works of Byron (1951) 5 exemplares
Fragment of a Novel 5 exemplares
The Vision of Judgment (1822) 5 exemplares
The Deformed Transformed (1824) 5 exemplares
Byron: A Self-Portrait, Vol 1 (1950) 5 exemplares
The best of Byron (1933) 5 exemplares
Don Juan : bind 1 (2006) 5 exemplares
Parisina (1816) 5 exemplares
Byron's Poetical Works (1896) 5 exemplares
The Island (1823) 5 exemplares
Contes orientaux (1994) 4 exemplares
Opere complete. 4 exemplares
Miscellanies 4 exemplares
Prometheus 4 exemplares
Manfred, Le corsaire (1987) 4 exemplares
Werner (1822) 4 exemplares
The Shorter Poems of Byron (1903) 4 exemplares
Don Leon & Leon to Annabella (2017) 4 exemplares
Childe Harold and Other Poems (1862) 4 exemplares
The Lord Byron Collection (2016) 4 exemplares
Selected Poems (2005) 4 exemplares
Byron, Shelley és Keats versei (2002) 3 exemplares
Dramas 3 exemplares
Racconti turchi (1995) 3 exemplares
Lord Byron: Poems (1999) 3 exemplares
BRYON 3 exemplares
BYRON TEATRU 4 (1990) 3 exemplares
Lord Byron Poems, Vol Two (1963) 3 exemplares
Gedichte (1998) 3 exemplares
Poems Prose Letters (1959) 3 exemplares
Théâtre complet : Tome 1 (2006) 3 exemplares
Selected Poems of Lord Byron (2010) — Autor — 3 exemplares
Heaven and Earth (1822) 3 exemplares
The Lament of Tasso (1817) 3 exemplares
La Malédiction de Minerve (2015) 3 exemplares
Sämtliche Werke 2 exemplares
BYRON POEZIA 2 2 exemplares
Byron's Poems 2 exemplares
Tales 2 exemplares
Stanzas for Music 2 exemplares
Works 2 exemplares
The Giaour and Other Poems (2009) 2 exemplares
The Waltz 2 exemplares
Mazeppa, a Poem 2 exemplares
Works of Lord Byron (2014) 2 exemplares
When We Two Parted 2 exemplares
The Age of Bronze (1823) 2 exemplares
Journaux intimes de Byron (2015) 2 exemplares
Poésies diverses (2015) 2 exemplares
The Longer Poems of Byron (1920) 2 exemplares
Tales and Poems 2 exemplares
Poems 2 exemplares
Poems by Lord Byron (1860) 2 exemplares
Lettres et journaux intimes (1987) 2 exemplares
Fugitive Pieces (1806) 2 exemplares
The Works of Byron 2 exemplares
Poems of Lord Byron: Vol. 3 (1948) 2 exemplares
Vita attraverso le lettere (1989) 2 exemplares
Darkness 2 exemplares
Oeuvres de Lord Byron 2 exemplares
I giullari del tempo 2 exemplares
Byron. Selected. 1 exemplar
Poemas esenciales (2022) 1 exemplar
Martial 1 exemplar
Byron Poetry 1 exemplar
Wiersze i poematy 1 exemplar
Lettere italiane (1989) 1 exemplar
Мистерии 1 exemplar
Poems of Byron 1 exemplar
Marino Galiero 1 exemplar
Trabajos poéticos 1 exemplar
Tragedie storiche 1 exemplar
Don juan t. 2 (2004) 1 exemplar
Opere 1. Poezia 1 exemplar
Ugo e Parisina 1 exemplar
Byron Poetry & Prose (1940) 1 exemplar
The Poems 1 exemplar
Poems Vol. 1 1 exemplar
Lord Byron: Six Plays (2007) 1 exemplar
The Deformed Transformed (2018) 1 exemplar
Poetry Vol IV 1 exemplar
Poetry II 1 exemplar
Poetry Vol 1 1 exemplar
Lyrics of Byron 1 exemplar
Love Poems 1 exemplar
Poems on Various Occasions (1807) 1 exemplar
Pezzi domestici 1 exemplar
Dramas Vol II 1 exemplar
Dramas Vol I 1 exemplar
Byron. Selected Poems (1949) 1 exemplar
Selected Poems of Lord Byron (2014) 1 exemplar
The Complete Works 1 exemplar
Letters of Byron (2018) 1 exemplar
Maim Street, USA 1 exemplar
Byrons Werke in vier Bänden (1900) 1 exemplar
Le Rêve (2015) 1 exemplar
Napoléon : Waterloo (2015) 1 exemplar
La Prophétie du Dante (2015) 1 exemplar
La Valse : Hymne apostrophe (2015) 1 exemplar
Poems 1 exemplar
Lord Byron's Poetical Works (2010) 1 exemplar
Lord Byron's Poetical Works (2015) 1 exemplar
Poezija 1 exemplar
Don Juan: 2 (2006) 1 exemplar
Don Juan: 1 (2006) 1 exemplar
Naplók, levelek 1 exemplar
Lettres 1 exemplar
Riverside editions 1 exemplar
The Burial 1 exemplar
Tragedie storiche 1 exemplar
Poemetti 1 exemplar
Oeuvres complètes 1 exemplar
Diari (1989) 1 exemplar
Byron - The Works - Poetry V (2016) 1 exemplar
Poemas de amor Love poems (1901) 1 exemplar
Beppo and Don Juan 1 exemplar
Marino Faliero 1 exemplar
Poemas líricos 1 exemplar
Poemas de amor = Love poems (1996) 1 exemplar
Byron's Don Juan (1971) 1 exemplar
Lord Byron's poetical works (2010) 1 exemplar
Morir de pie (1976) 1 exemplar
Poems of Newstead 1 exemplar
Dramen 1 exemplar
Izabrana pisma (2011) 1 exemplar
Lyrika : výbor 1 exemplar
Poesias de lorde Byron (1900) 1 exemplar
Caín (Edición Bilingüe) (2011) 1 exemplar
To Caroline 1 exemplar
To Cornelian 1 exemplar
To Woman 1 exemplar
A Fragment 1 exemplar
Rubies From Byron 1 exemplar
To Thyrza 1 exemplar
The Island 1 exemplar
Lara: A Tale 1 exemplar
The Age of Bronze 1 exemplar
The Dream 1 exemplar
Don Juan Vol 1. 1 exemplar
The Blues 1 exemplar
Stanzas 1 exemplar
Stanzas to Po 1 exemplar
Lines 1 exemplar
Epistle to Augusta 1 exemplar
Fare thee well! 1 exemplar
From the French 1 exemplar

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The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (2001) — Contribuidor — 552 exemplares
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English Poetry, Volume II: From Collins to Fitzgerald (1910) — Contribuidor — 508 exemplares
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuidor — 450 exemplares
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Vampires, Wine, and Roses (1997) — Contribuidor — 157 exemplares
The Faber Book of Beasts (1997) — Contribuidor — 141 exemplares
Major British Writers, Volumes I and II (1954) — Contribuidor — 122 exemplares
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (1932) — Contribuidor — 116 exemplares
The Norton Book of Travel (1987) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children (1994) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Mary Shelley Horror Stories (Romantic Fantasy) (2018) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
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Gothic [1986 film] (1986) — Original story — 32 exemplares
Harold in Italy [sound recording] (1996) — Autor — 31 exemplares
Poetas románticos ingleses (1989) 29 exemplares
The Lakeland Poets: An Illustrated Collection (1991) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
In the Shadow of Dracula (2011) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Five Great English Romantic Poets (Dover Thrift) (1993)algumas edições23 exemplares
100 Story Poems (1951) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Ellery Queen's Poetic Justice (1967) — Contribuidor, algumas edições18 exemplares
Masters of British Literature, Volume B (2007) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Great Writers and Poets in Ten Volumes (2007) — Autor — 13 exemplares
English Narrative Poems (1909) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
The Vampyre: A Bedside Companion (1978) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
All Day Long: An Anthology of Poetry for Children (1954) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Mitt skattkammer. b.9 Gjennom tidene — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Rowohlts monographien, Nr. 297: Lord Byron (1981) — Featured Artist — 8 exemplares
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (1970) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Suspense: A Treasury for Young Adults (1966) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Poetry anthology (2000) — Contribuidor, algumas edições6 exemplares
19. Jahrhundert 1. Romantik (1983) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
La poesía inglesa románticos y victorianos — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
To You With Love: A Treasury of Great Romantic Literature (1969) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



This 1995 Penguin edition is a real bargain. There is substantial critical apparatus, by leading scholars Susan J Wolfson (who is as good on Byron as she is on Keats) and Peter J Manning, always interesting and illuminating. The selections to my taste are perfectly judged - quite important in a ’Selected Poems’ :). (There is nothing from 'Don Juan'. I think this is defensible because it is notoriously hard to anthologise and Penguin do also offer a similarly bargain priced edition.) And the poems are presented pretty much as they were published. So in particular it is fascinating to see the volume punctuated by the Cantos of ‘Childe Harold's Pilgrimage’. It’s really difficult to imagine this being better done.… (mais)
djh_1962 | 4 outras críticas | Jan 7, 2024 |
"Las peregrinaciones" es un largo poema (aunque esta edición nos ofrece una traducción en prosa) dividido en cuatro cantos, que nos cuentan los viajes por Europa del protagonista, un aristócrata joven y descontento. Todo tiene evidentes rasgos autobiográficos, e incluso en el último canto, el más extenso, Byron decide expresamente prescindir de la dicotomía entre el narrador y el protagonista, para hacer más evidente su propia identificación con Harold. En el primer canto se visitan Portugal y España en plena guerra con los franceses, el segundo está dedicado a Grecia bajo el poder turco, el tercero narra el viaje desde Inglaterra hasta Italia y el cuarto, publicado sensiblemente más tarde que los demás, está dedicado a este último país. En todos los casos, Byron no se corta a la hora de dar sus opiniones políticas y sociales sobre la situación de cada zona y también sobre el papel que juegan los ingleses. Siempre sus compatriotas salen mal parados, esa es la verdad. Pero tampoco abundan las buenas impresiones para los demás pueblos (los españoles son una excepción, por cierto), a los que suele acusar de desidia por no rebelarse contra sus opresores, especialmente en el caso de los griegos. El punto malo corresponde a la edición, que no tiene ni una sola nota ni una introducción decente (solo hay una biografía del autor) ni nada que sirva para situar las opiniones, los lugares o los personajes que menciona, que son muchos y no siempre conocidos o incluso claramente mencionados. No olvidemos que se trata de un poema.

En cuanto al "Corsario", cuenta las aventuras de un pirata que va a dar un golpe de mano al turco, es vencido y encarcelado pero liberado por la favorita de su enemigo, que se ha enamorado de él cuando le salva del incendio que el propio pirata había provocado. No obstante, el pirata no puede corresponder al amor de su benefactora (que, de paso, se vengaba así de su amo) porque ha entregado su corazón a su amada que le espera en su base de operaciones.

Así pues, un libro de viajes y una novelita de piratas. Pues sí, es verdad, eso es lo que son. Ambas cosas bastante manidas hoy pero no tanto hace más de dos siglos. Pero lo más importante para mí es la fuerza que Byron pone en lo que escribe. Imagino que el original debe ser todavía más arrebatador. Y eso que la acción, la trama, es lo de menos e incluso a veces resulta confusa. Pero el aristócrata describe los sentimientos de sus personajes con tal pasión que uno se deja arrastrar por los largos parlamentos y por las descripciones a veces excesivas. Porque abundan, y mucho, las descripciones de paisajes característicamente románticos, sobre todo la Naturaleza salvaje y los edificios ruinosos. De fondo, la libertad omnímoda de los protagonistas (por supuesto, sin problemas para subsistir por ello) tanto para actuar como para pensar, y piensan mucho. Tanto Harold como el pirata se pasan la mayor parte del tiempo dando vueltas a la cabeza, aunque es verdad que sin demasiada sutileza para nuestro gusto actual. Pero ya digo: la pasión romántica nos arrebata y suple todos los defectos que hoy podamos encontrar a estas obras.
… (mais)
caflores | 1 outra crítica | Oct 5, 2023 |
I love the Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Edition books. These little books are packed with poems, from the Author(s). I have read some several times. I have even used them to teach about poetry and the works of the certain author. Nice add to any library.
JPMomW | 2 outras críticas | Aug 17, 2023 |



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