Sarah Wootton's Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing and PDF

By Sarah Wootton

Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing and monitor version charts a brand new bankruptcy within the altering fortunes of a special cultural phenomenon. This ebook examines the afterlives of the Byronic hero throughout the paintings of nineteenth-century ladies writers and reveal diversifications in their fiction. it's a well timed reassessment of Byron's enduring legacy through the 19th century and past, concentrating on the charged and risky literary dialogues among Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and a Romantic icon whose presence takes centre level in contemporary reveal diversifications in their so much celebrated novels. The huge interdisciplinary lens hired during this ebook concentrates at the conflicted rewritings of Byron's poetry, his 'heroic' protagonists, and the cult of Byronism in nineteenth-century novels from delight and Prejudice to Middlemarch, and extends outwards to the reappearance of Byronic heroes on movie and in tv sequence over the past twenty years.

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