Based upon the facsimile of the 1820 edition,
with commentary highlighting the textual and ideological links
between Hemans and Byron.
Three original essays exploring the interactions
between the gender of the poet and the genre of her poem and how
these affect the poem's reception, both upon its publication in
1820, and among critics now.
Nanora Sweet takes the reader step by step
through the poem's contents and describes its form.
Portraits and photographs relating to The
Analysis of the poem's literary and philosophical
contexts, with copies of the contemporary reviews and the letters
from both Hemans and Byron that are referred to throughout the site.