Byron: the flawed angel

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Houghton Mifflin, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 510 pages
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A psychoanalytic biography of the poet revolves around the idea of his spoiled greatness, from Byron's affair with his half-sister to his ultimately quixotic attempt to liberate the Greeks from their Turkish oppressors.

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BYRON: The Flawed Angel

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This fairly routine psychobiography adequately chronicles the life, loves, and poems of Romantic literature's most famous rake. Lord Byron (17881824) was, as one of his most notorious mistresses put ... Read full review

Byron: the flawed angel

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Grosskurth, who has written biographies of John Addington, Leslie Stephen, and, most recently, Freud (Secret Ring, Addison-Wesley, 1992), presents the first full-length biography of Lord Byron in 40 ... Read full review


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Phyllis Grosskurth is the author of numerous books that explore psychological and sexual margins, works about John Addington Symonds, Havelock Ellis, Sigmund Freud and his followers, and Melanie Klein.

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