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Byron and the Forms of Thought$
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Anthony Howe

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781846319716

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781846319716.001.0001

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‘I wish to do as much by Poesy’

‘I wish to do as much by Poesy’

Amidst a Byronic Poetics

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(p.104) Essay IV ‘I wish to do as much by Poesy’
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Byron and the Forms of Thought
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Anthony Howe

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846319716.003.0005

This chapter confronts directly the question of what Byron thought about poetry and how he assessed its importance. How far can we go, that is, towards setting out a Byronic Poetics? It considers Byron’s place within the context of post-Lockean poetics, reassess Byron’s shift from Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage to Don Juan, and attempts to follow, in the latter poem, a series of reflexive metaphors through which Byron projects his intuitions about his art.

Keywords:   Byron, poetry, poetics, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Don Juan

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