Byron, 1996

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D'Olivet, Fabre. Cain: A Dramatic Mystery in Three Acts by Lord Byron. Kila: Kessinger Publishing Company, 1996.

Lord Byron: Selected Poems. Edited with a preface by Susan Wolfson and Peter J. Manning. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.

McGann, Jerome, ed. Byron: Selected Poetry. New York: Clarendon P, 1997.

Written on Board the Lisbon Packet, by Lord Byron (June 30, 1809). London, Chester Music, 1997.

Music score for high voice and piano. Musical settings.

Books and Articles Relating to Byron

Adams, Bernard. "The Thorvaldson Bust of Byron," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 205-19.

Auchincloss, Eric. "Byron's Weight," TLS, 4896 (Jan. 31, 1997), 15.

Letter to the editor which describes Byron's height of 5 feet 8 1/2 inches as average for his time. Byron's weight fluctuated from 150 to 203 pounds.

Bate, Jonathan. "Living with the Weather," SIR, 35.3 (Fall 1996), 431.

Discusses Byron's "Darkness," Keats's "To Autumn," and Coleridge's "Frost at Midnight" for their sensitivity to the environment and for their depiction of the fragility of humanity's relationship to nature.

Beatty, Bernard. "Cain's Legacy and Cain's Tradition," WC, 27.1 (Winter 1996), 4-9.

Bull, Cornelius. "Open Thy Byron," NYTBR (Jan. 5, 1997), 4.

Letter to the editor responds to Douglas Hofstadter.

Burns, Edward. "Byron's Cain at the RSC," BJ (1996), 77-81.

Celebrating Women in Mathematics and Science. Reston, Va.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1996.

Discusses Ada Byron Lovelace.

Cochran, Peter. "Byron Revisions," TLS, N4871 (Aug. 9, 1996), 17.

Cochran, Peter. "Mary Shelley's Fair Copying of Don Juan," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 221-41.

Cochran, Peter. "'Nobody has seen it': Byron's First Letter Announcing Manfred," BJ (1996), 68-76.

Coignard, Jerome. "Anand Delacroix lisait Byron," Beaux Arts Magazine, 144 (1996), 54-62.

Cowan, Thomas Dale. Gay Men and Women Who Enriched the World. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Alyson Publications, 1996.

Discusses Madame de Staël and Lord Byron, among others.

Cronin, Richard. "Asleep in Italy: Byron and Shelley in 1819," KSR, 10 (Spring 1996), 151-81.

Douglas, Paul. "Playing Byron: Lady Caroline Lamb's Glenarvon and the Music of Isaac Nathan," ERR, 8.1 (Winter 1997), 1-24.

Edgar, Chad L. "The Negotiations of the Romantic Popular Poet: A Comparison of the Careers of Felicia Hemans and Lord Byron" [Doctoral dissertation, New York Univ., 1996], DAI, 57-03A, 1147.

Discusses careers of Byron and Hemans as shaped by their literary reviewers. "A comparison of their stories describes the mediating influence of gender and class upon the negotiation of a place in the literary system of the Romantic period."

Fletcher, Christopher. "Lord Byron: Unrecorded Autograph Poems," N&Q, 43.4 (Dec. 1996), 425.

Foot, Michael. "Labour's Ex-Leader Speaks about Parliament, Tony Blair, Rupert Murdoch, and Byron. Interview," NSS, 10.435 (Jan. 10, 1997), 30.

George, Laura J. "Byron, Brummell, and the Fashionable Figure," BJ (1996), 33-41.

Gidding, Josh. "The Thorn in Byron's Side: Wordsworth and the Preface to Don Juan," BJ (1996), 52-58.

Goode, Clement Tyson. George Gordon, Lord Byron: A Comprehensive, Annotated Research Bibliography of Secondary Materials in English, 1973-1994. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow P, 1997.

Gross, Jonathan David, ed. Byron's "Corbeau Blanc": The Life and Letters of Lady Melbourne, 1751-1818. Houston: Rice UP, 1997.

The mother of Queen Victoria's first prime minister (William Lamb), Lady Melbourne was a leading Whig hostess who corresponded with the Prince Regent, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Caroline Lamb, and Lord Byron, during the poet's years of fame in England (1812-1816). This edited volume includes an introduction, over 100 previously unpublished letters, a glossary, and sixty illustrations.

Harris, Jason Paul. "Cain and Manfred: A Rebellious Progression towards Freedom. An Existential Analysis of the Progress of Rebellion in Two of Lord Byron's Dramas" [M.A. thesis, Univ. of Louisville, 1996], MAI, 34-06 (1996), 2172.

Discusses authentic freedom and existential sensibility "not previously credited to Byron" in Manfred and Cain.

Haslett, Moyra. Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend. New York: Clarendon P, 1997.

Hinton, Marita Adrena. "Byronism, 'Homelessness,' and the 'Uncanny': A Transgeneric Study of the Novel" [M.A. thesis, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville], MAI, 35-02 (1996), 407.

Discusses Byron's Manfred, Lermontov's A Hero of Our Own Times, Princess Ligovskaya, and Dostoevsky's The Demon through the lens of Lukacs' theory of the novel and Freud's concept of the "uncanny."

Holland, Tom. Lord of the Dead; The Secret History of Byron. New York: Pocket Books, 1996.

Holland, Tom. Supping with Panthers. London: Little Brown, 1996.

Includes discussion of Byron.

Hynes, Jennifer Ann. "Harriet Beecher Stowe and Her Circle of Female Friends: Wo/mentors and Rivals in Life and in Print" [Doctoral dissertation, Univ. of South Carolina, 1996], DAI, 57-07A (1996), 3020.

Focuses on networking among nineteenth-century American and British women writers through Stowe's editorship of the weekly newspaper Hearth and Home (1869). Discusses Harriet Beecher Stowe and her female literary contemporaries, including George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Lady Byron, Annie Adams Fields, Catherine Beecher, and others. Stowe's relations with women make her a model of "wo/mentor"--a female version of the mentor that combines professional and personal components. Racial prejudices attenuate her nurturing of African-American authors such as Harriet Jacobs and Sojourner Truth.

Imlah, Mick. "Lord Byron's Cain (the Pit)." TLS, 4845 (Feb. 9, 1996), 19.

Jones, Christine Kenyon. "Byron, Keats and the Fantasy of Consumption," BJ (1996), 24-32.

Jones, Jill. My Lady Caroline. New York: St Martin's, 1996.


Joukovsky, Nicholas A. Wordsworth's Lost Article on Byron and Southey. RES, 45.180 (Nov. 1, 1994), 496.

La Noue, Terence. Lord Byron's Swim, mixed media on canvas. Art in America, 84 (1996), 17.

LaChance, Charles. "Naive and Knowledgeable Nihilism in Byron's Gothic Verse," PLL, 32.4 (Fall 1996), 339-68.

Lloyd-Jones, Ralph. "Parry's Polarities: Lord Byron and William Parry, Arctic Explorer," BJ (1996), 59-67.

Makolkin, Anna. "Victorian Precursors of Freud: Deromanticizing Byron," NCP, 22.2 (Fall 1995), 63-74.

Minc, Alain. Antiportraits. Paris: Gallimard, 1996.

Chapter four discusses Byron: "Disraeli et Churchill: Le Byron conquerant et le Falstaff resistant."

Para, J. B. "On the Ruins of Mesolongian (From Byron to Delacroix, Poets and Painters Have Drawn Inspiration from This Place)," Europe Revue Litteraire Mensuelle, 75.813 (1997), 240-42.

Parry, C. Hubert H. (Charles Ubert Hastings), 1848-1918. English Lyrics (fourth set). London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 38 pages.

"When We Two Parted"; "Thine Eyes Still Shined for Me"; "Bright Star;" Keats. U of Auckland Library.

Rodriguez, Cathy Douglas. "Lord Byron's Heroines" [M.A. thesis, Old Dominion Univ., 1996].

Rutherford, Andrew, ed. Lord Byron: The Critical Heritage. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Saglia, Diego. Byron and Spain: Itinerary in the Writing of Place. Lewiston: E. Mellen Press, 1996.

Salzburg University Studies: Romantic Reassessment. V.120 Salzburg: Salzburg U, 1996.

Byron in Spain and in relationship to Spanish literature.

Simpson, Michael. "Ancestral Voices Prophesying What? The Moving Text in Byron's Marino Faliero and Sardanapalus," TSLL, 38.3-4 (Fall-Winter 1996), 302.

Byron's plays avoid political censorship by not being performed publicly; texts shift between theatrical and novelistic conventions, projecting an ideal audience.

Simpson, Michael. "Byron's Cain at the Barbican Centre, London (19th November 1995 to 7th March 1996)," ERR, 8.1 (Winter 1997), 41-46.

Soderholm, James. Fantasy, Forgery, and the Byron Legend. U of Kentucky P, 1996.

Spence, Gordon. "Byron's Polynesian Fantasy," BJ (1996), 42-51.

Spencer, Donald D. Great Men and Women of Computing. Ormond Beach, Fla.: Camelot, 1996.

Discusses Ada Byron.


Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich. Manfred Symphony in B Minor, Op. 58. London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Gordon Goossens. Sound disc (66 min.); program notes included in booklet (6 pgs.). New York: Everet, 1996.

Thedens, Laura Marie Belding. "A Psycho-Sexual History of Lord Byron" [M.A. thesis, Univ. of Northern Iowa, 1996].

Thum, D. Maureen. "The Exotic Woman: Challenging and Ethnocentric Masculinist Codes in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British Literature" [Doctoral dissertation, Michigan State Univ., 1996], DAI, 57-05A, 2052.

Part 1 discusses "culturally constructed images of the female Other" in three Western traditions: Primitivism, Orientalism, and the Cult of the South. Part 2 examines "exoticist strategies" in Montesquieu's Persian Letters (1721). Includes an account of Byron's The Island.

Toole, Betty Alexandra. "Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, An Analyst and Metaphysician," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 18.3 (1996), 4.

Villena, Luis Antonio de. El Burdel de Lord Byron: Una novela lirica. Barcelona: Planeta, 1995.

Waterman, David F. "Byron's Reflexive Orientalism in Cantos V and VI of Don Juan," EA, 49.1 (1996), 29-39.

Wu, Duncan. "Appropriating Byron: Lady Caroline Lamb's 'A New Canto,'" WC, 26.3 (Summer 1995), 140.

Wu, Duncan. "Keats and Byron: A Reassessment," BJ 24 (1996), 12-23.


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