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Byron

George Gordon, 6th Baron. 1788--1824, British Romantic poet, noted also for his passionate and disastrous love affairs. His major works include Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812--18), and Don Juan (1819--24). He spent much of his life abroad and died while fighting for Greek independence
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Peter is, in fact, born to rule, like the Byronic hero, and is a regular tyrant in Neverland.
Rufus hates the Byronic tag, even if he would have been many people's choice to take the lead in the recent BBC dramatisation of the hedonistic poet's life.
He claims that the reason of the "return of the Byronic repressed" has been, apart from the editorial scholarship, the post-modern turn "with its Derridean concern for free play and instability and its Foucaultian pressure to recover salient but neglected historicalities" (238).
Byronic mobility takes an incompatible series of joy rides with platonic Christianity, materialism, sentimentality, heroics and liberalism.
Here she makes an important contribution by placing Lotman's literary analysis in its visual context, showing how the nobleman used his country house, its park, and its grounds as numerous stage settings on which he could act out stylized European models of noble behavior: the English country gentlemen with his horses and dogs, the enlightened ruler of his small kingdom, or the Byronic exile from court life.
Byronic sufferings engender creative breakthroughs only when accompanied by a particular suite of personal attributes and circumstances, he says.
Cain was an ideal Byronic hero, absorbed in his own failings and in the injustices done to him by others and searching for truth and self.
George's laments for his youthful promise take the form of Byronic disaffection.
Among the play's various couplings, Emma Fielding and Rufus Sewell stand out as a heroine of near-Jamesian precocity and guilelessness paired with a truly Byronic actor.
The Byronic hero conceals his inner misery behind a careless facade.
Later she marries another man for his money, and then finally marries Rhett Butler, a dashing and outspoken Byronic hero.
Conrad and Lara are prototypes of the Byronic hero, extravagant, romantic, and mysterious.