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Selected Poetry of George Gordon Lord Byron (1788-1824)

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Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2005, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

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Index to poems

She walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
        (She Walks in Beauty, 1-2)
  1. And Thou art Dead, as Young and Fair
  2. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto the Third (excerpt)
  3. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto the Fourth (excerpt)
  4. Darkness
  5. Dear Doctor, I have Read your Play
  6. The Destruction of Sennacherib
  7. Don Juan: Dedication
  8. Don Juan: Canto the First (excerpt)
  9. Don Juan: Canto the Second (excerpt)
  10. Don Juan: Canto the Fourth (excerpt)
  11. Don Juan: Canto the Eighth (excerpt)
  12. Don Juan: Canto the Eleventh
  13. Don Juan: Canto the Twelfth (excerpt)
  14. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (excerpt)
  15. Epistle to Augusta
  16. Impromptus (Strahan, Tonson, Lintot of the Times)
  17. Lara: Canto the First (excerpt)
  18. Lines to Mr. Hodgson
  19. Manfred: Incantation (excerpt)
  20. On this Day I Complete my Thirty-Sixth Year
  21. The Prisoner of Chillon
  22. Prometheus
  23. She Walks in Beauty
  24. So We'll Go no More a Roving
  25. Stanzas for Music
  26. The Vision of Judgment (excerpt)

Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: George Gordon Lord
Family name: Byron
Title: Lord
Birth date: 22 January 1788
Death date: 19 April 1824
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Byron
          mother: Catherine Byron
          wife: Anne Isabella Byron (from 2 January 1815)
          sister: Augusta Leigh
          daughter: Allegra Byron
          daughter: Augusta Ada Byron
Language: English
          Bodsy Bowers' school at Aberdeen
          Aberdeen Grammar School: 1794 to 1798
          Dr. Glennie's school at Dulwich: 1799
          Harrow, student of Rev. Joseph Drury: 1801
          Trinity College, Cambridge (M.A.): 1805 to 4 July 1808
Literary period: Romantic
          Casa Salucci, Albaro, Genoa to 1823
          Queen Street, Aberdeen to 1799
          Holles Street, London: 1788
          Newstead, Nottingham: 1799
          Cambridge: 1805
          Malta: 1809
          St. James's Street, London: 1811
          Geneva: 1816
          Venice: 1817 to 1819
          Ravenna: 1819
          Epilepsy: 1824
Cause of death: Malaria
Buried at: Hucknall Torkard church, near Newstead
First RPO edition: 1997