Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Byron and John MurrayA Poet and His Publisher$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Mary O'Connell

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781781381335

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 23 October 2017

‘… and found myself famous’

‘… and found myself famous’

Chapter:
(p.84) Chapter Four ‘… and found myself famous’
Source:
Byron and John Murray
Author(s):

Mary O’Connell

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.003.0004

This chapter describes John Murray’s publication strategy for Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage and discusses the initial tumult of success and fame which greeted the appearance of the first two cantos of the poem. This is followed by an analysis of the opening cantos of Childe Harold which highlights the extent to which Byron dwells on the fear of being forgotten.

Keywords:   fame, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, John Murray, Byron, cantos

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.