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

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The phenomenon of Byronism that had already existed during his life, now increased, and very soon new Byrons appeared.
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.
But his Byronism requires that he part from his wife and sail away to die in Greece, however incongruous and inadequate his motives for doing so may be.
Since this dose is higher than those calculated for hesperidins present in the Cameo, it is probably that the sedative effect of Byronism cras-sifolio was not observed.
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.
Soule, Jr, 'Byronism in Poe's "Metzengerstein" and "William Wilson"', ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance, 24/3 (1978): 152-62 at p.
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.
Byron has become a functionary of "Byronism." As has been often noticed, this is precisely the fate of the fictional character Don Juan in the poem, who is infantilized, enslaved, cross-dressed, tormented, and adored as if he were the pure object of the desire of others, possessing no subjectivity of his own.
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.
(15) There is not the slightest trace of Byronism. The plot is quite harsh with occasional comic moments and a sense of irony.
Arnold's pessimistic views might, however, be better described as Byronism.
Byronism lies at the base of widely accepted attitudes toward cultural property.