What Lord Byron Saw in Greece (1809-1811)

Wednesday 12 February, 7.15pm

Prof Roderick Beaton follows the travels of the young Lord Byron through Greece & western Asia Minor and shows how the strangeness and the newness of all that he saw affected him as a poet and helped him to write one of the most famous bestsellers in the English language, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, whose first two cantos were published in March 1812.

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Posted: November 16, 2013


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