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Byron and John MurrayA Poet and His Publisher$
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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

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John Murray and ‘the Demon of Silence’

John Murray and ‘the Demon of Silence’

Byron in Exile1

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(p.143) Chapter Six John Murray and ‘the Demon of Silence’
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Byron and John Murray
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Mary O’Connell

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.003.0006

This chapter explores the impact of Byron’s exile on his professional and personal relationship with John Murray. Murray was a notoriously indolent correspondent and his failure to write regularly to Byron caused the poet much anxiety. The chapter examines the third canto of Childe Harold as a meditation on fame and literary reputation, and highlights the significance of Byron’s meeting with Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Keywords:   John Murray, Byron and Shelley, Childe Harold, Byron’s exile, literary reputation

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