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Title Byromania : portraits of the artist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century culture / edited by Frances Wilson.

Published New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  821.7 BYRON/ BYRO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 234 pages, 4 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Byron, Byronism and Byromaniacs / Frances Wilson -- 1. His Grand Show: Byron and the Myth of Mythmaking / Peter W. Graham -- 2. Conjuring Byron: Byromania, Literary Commodification and the Birth of Celebrity / Ghislaine McDayter -- 3. The Life of Bryon, or Southey was Right / Peter Cochran -- 4. Silver-Fork Byron and the Image of Regency England / Andrew Elfenbein -- 5. Byronic Bioplays / Werner Huber -- 6. Fantasy and Transfiguration: Byron and his Portraits / Christine Kenyon Jones -- 7. Screening Byron: The Idiosyncrasies of the Film Myth / Ramona M. Ralston and Sidney L. Sondergard -- 8. Undead Byron / Tom Holland -- 9. The Loathsome Lord and the Disdainful Dame: Byron, Cartland and the Regency Romance / Roger Sales -- 10. Byronic Confession / James Soderholm -- 11. 'An Exaggerated Woman': The Melodramas of Lady Caroline Lamb / Frances Wilson -- App. Byron in Fiction: A List of Books / Alex Alec-Smith.
Summary The myth of Byron continues today and this collection of essays explores the development of Byronism from the poet's own attempts to construct and control his own image to the representations of Byron and the Byronic in portraiture, nineteenth-and twentieth-century literature, and contemporary film and drama.
Other author Wilson, Frances, 1964-
Subject Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Appreciation.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- In literature.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Influence.
English literature -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- History -- 19th century.
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
Poets in literature.
ISBN 0312212208