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Don Juan

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Publisher Comments:

In this rambling, exuberant, conversational poem, the travels of Don Juan are used as a vehicle for some of the most lively and acute commentaries on human societies and behaviour in the language. The manner is what Goethe called "a cultured comic language" — a genre which he regarded as not possible in German and which he felt Byron managed superbly.

This edition is itself a significant contribution to Byron scholarship. The editors have been able to draw on their authoritative edition of the poem published by the University of Texas Press. The extensive annotation covers points of difficulty, selected variant readings and a mass of information on the historical allusions which Byron wove into the poem.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [26-32]).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140422160
Editor:
Steffan, T. G.
Editor:
Steffan, E.
Author:
Steffan, T. G.
Author:
Gordon, George
Author:
Byron, Lord George Gordon
Author:
Steffan, E.
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
Harmondsworth
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Don Juan (Legendary character)
Subject:
Don Juan (Legendary character) -- Poetry.
Subject:
Don Juan
Subject:
General Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. [27]-31.
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19880705
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
7.81x5.10x1.30 in. 1.01 lbs.

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