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English romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)

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Byronism in America was of a different kind than that in Europe.
Nonetheless, Franklin's The Female Romantics: Nineteenth-century Women Novelists and Byronism is a well-written, convincingly argued study that helps to bridge the gap between two time periods stereotypically thought to be at odds in terms of literary history, the Romantics and the Victorians.
In Part 3, Wolfson returns to what, when viewed in the retrospect of a long history of Romantic interactions of her own, seems to be her favorite subject: Byron--or in this case, to be more precise, Byronism.
While his Byronism is barely kept in check by the March influence in the early portions of the novel, he becomes increasingly Byronic.
It should already be evident that Drake's dualism will be an effective way of contrasting Rachmaninoff's Byronism and Scriabin's Nietzscheanism, and the technical analysis clinches the issue in a way that no other approach could manage, because it focuses on very specific common features--indeed, ineffably specific features, to recall Mendelssohn's endorsement of music's advantage over words--within the more obvious divergence.
Never was he accused of pure imitation, as was the case with Pushkin's Byronism.
Stabler's findings offer an interesting counterweight to the older Browning's attacks on egotistical Byronism.
Secondly, whereas Eugene Onegin presents us with a clash of literary periods and movements and their takes on love and life, Lermontov's novel portrays a world so deeply affected by Byronism that hardly any room for manoeuvre or choice remains.
Two centuries farther along in the history of celebrity, we might be inclined to hear this deflection of fame into nobility as rhetorical sleight-of-hand on Lord Byron's part, another Byronic celebration of his own Byronism.
This is the first collection of academic papers published on Lord Byron and the visual concept of Byronism, and editor Jones (King's College, London) manages many contributions on the subject of how Byron tried to influence and control other artistic mediums through his poetry.
As Layton observes, "Firmly rooted in the sentimental era prior to the conquest of the Caucasus, the zest for actual and armchair traveling was enormously intensified by Byronism in young Pushkin's time [.
Arnold's pessimistic views might, however, be better described as Byronism.
Byronism lies at the base of widely accepted attitudes toward cultural property.
Her forthcoming book, The Dangerous Lover: Gothic Villains, Byronism, and the Nineteenth-Century Seduction Narrative, traces a literary-historical itinerary of the lover whose eroticism comes from his remorseful and rebellious exile, from his tormented and secret interiority.
when in that state he always, surely, jumped--with, as he thought, calculation, but determined to leap, never not to react, given a crisis there was always a romantic, a true, unbogus romantic fatalism, Byronism, a desire to burn boats & above all not plod or drag of be engulphed or close eyes.