George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron

Standard Name: Byron, George Gordon,,, sixth Baron
Used Form: Lord Byron


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Intertextuality and Influence B. M. Croker
The title-page quotes Byron on the power of Fate. The heroine is not always pretty, nor is she always Miss Neville. The book opens in the voice of eleven-year-old Nora O'Neill, known as Miggs, generally...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Hatton
The title-page quotes Ovid and the first chapter is headed by Byron . The convoluted Italian plot of action and mystery opens with a vivid, modern-seeming summer scene suddenly intruded on by horror. The young...
Intertextuality and Influence Liz Lochhead
In considering the question of why Mary Shelley created monsters, LL says she was haunted by that phrase from Goya : The sleep of reason produces monsters. If you try to force things to be...
Intertextuality and Influence Grace Aguilar
The central character is the undowered girl Florence Leslie—so called because of her birth in Italy—whose high-minded principles have been fuelled by indiscriminate
Aguilar, Grace. Woman’s Friendship. D. Appleton and Company, 1891.
reading in history, poetry, and romance at an early age...
Intertextuality and Influence L. M. Montgomery
Her writing, like Emily's, was profoundly influenced by nineteenth-century English writers and poets. LMM named Hemans and Byron in personal letters; Emily cites Tennyson and Wordsworth .
Gillen, Mollie. The Wheel of Things. Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1975.
149, 161
Intertextuality and Influence Caroline Norton
The title poem relates how simple Rosalie leaves her rustic home with a rich young man, Arthur, who lives with her but does not marry her. Deserted and rejected after bearing his baby, she sinks...
Intertextuality and Influence Maria Callcott
MC 's title-page quotes Byron and her preface declares her subject to be the independence struggle of the patriots of the New World.
Callcott, Maria. Journal of a Voyage to Brazil. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824.
She gives her first 76 pages to an introductory sketch of...
Intertextuality and Influence Liz Lochhead
The play was written for the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company , who first performed it in Edinburgh on 24 January 1986. Lochhead surprised herself with her use of the Scots language: my grandmother's ....
Intertextuality and Influence Buchi Emecheta
During her schooldays literature was her greatest escape.
Emecheta, Buchi. Head Above Water. Heinemann, 1994.
She remembers Hansel and Gretel, the first story she read in English and reread many times, followed by Snow White. She also read...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Browne
FB began writing at the age of seven, when, inspired by her great and strange love of poetry, she attempted to re-write The Lord's Prayer in verse.
Browne, Frances. The Star of Attéghéi; the Vision of Schwartz; and Other Poems. Edward Moxon, 1844.
She continued to write throughout her childhood...
Intertextuality and Influence Felicia Hemans
She particularly admired Joanna Baillie 's Ethwald and the Chronicles of Froissart . Germaine de Staël 's Corinne was another major influence on her. She wrote years later: That book, in particular towards its close...
Intertextuality and Influence Ruby M. Ayres
Love Without Wings takes its epigraph from Byron , though RMA writes, Friendship is love, without wings.
Ayres, Ruby M. Love Without Wings. Hodder and Stoughton, 1953.
Byron had written without his wings, but Ayres was evidently not interested in personifying the god...
Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Gore
The title-page quotes Byron pronouncing shame to the land of the Gaul.
Gore, Catherine. The Lettre de Cachet; and, The Reign of Terror. J. Andrews, 1827.
A preface combats the general prejudice against a single volume
Gore, Catherine. The Lettre de Cachet; and, The Reign of Terror. J. Andrews, 1827.
by citing works of fiction which are short but widely admired...
Intertextuality and Influence Lady Caroline Lamb
Paul Douglass points out that Ada Reis is a work of scholarship as well as of imagination; before writing the text, LCL had digested many recent works of travel and exploration, including those by...
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Loudon
This strikingly inventive and ingenious tale seems to owe a good deal to Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein (though Shelley receives no tribute in passing, as do R. B. Sheridan , Byron , and especially Scott


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