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Byron and Italy

Alan Rawes and Diego Saglia


Byron’s connection with Italy is one of the most familiar facts about British Romanticism. A considerable portion of his legend is linked to his many pronouncements about the country (where he lived between 1816 and 1823), its history, culture and people, as well as about his own experiences in Italy and among Italians. Offering new insights into Byron’s relation to Italy, this volume is concerned with the real, historical ‘Anglo-Italian’ Byron, and his ‘almost Italianness’ as a poet. Its essays bring together different critical perspectives to take the pulse of current debates and open up new ... More

Keywords: Anglo-Italian identity, place, religion/Catholicism, history, politics, Byron’s letters, Byronic lyricism, Byron’s dramas, Byronic satire, Byron’s narrative art

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526100559
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Rawes, editor
Lecturer in Romanticism at the University of Manchester

Diego Saglia, editor
Professor of English Literature at the University of Parma

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