Tag Archive: Byron

The Post-Postmodern Byronic “Hero”


      The Byronic Hero is a well known and easily recognizable character type first developed by Lord George Gordon Byron in “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” and further expanded upon in Byron’s other… Continue reading

Flyin’ Solo; The Original and Intergalactic Byronic Heroes


Byron’s hero is no small known creation in the world of literature, particularly in his work “Manfred”. This protagonist defines the Byronic hero as more or less the hero you hate to love,… Continue reading

Manfred, a confessional.


Lord Byron lived one of the more interesting lives of the romantic poets. He has been recognized as the most flamboyant and notorious of the romantic poets. His work Manfred is one of… Continue reading

Manfred and Victor and the Dark Depths of Solitude


“Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.”  So are the words of the great Albert Einstein, and, in many cases, is quite true.  However, for some,… Continue reading

Coleridge and Byron


After it publishing in the 1800’s Samuel Coleridge’s gothic tale of a young woman and her night with a mysterious marked lady, became wildly popular. This poem contained imagery and language that some… Continue reading

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