Prisoner of Chillon, The

Prisoner of Chillon, The

poem by Lord Byron; based on imprisonment of François de Bonnivard. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 817]
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To him the compositions reflect" the individual ruined by the state or institution, whose inexorable power is symbolized by oppressive architecture--an issue not without echoes in Delacroix's own career and in that of the patron of both the Dominican Convent and the Prisoner of Chillon, the young duc d'Orleans" (134).
There he wrote the third canto of Childe Harold and Prisoner of Chillon, The (1816).
Prisoner of Chillon, The Historical narrative poem in 14 stanzas by Byron, Lord, published in 1816 in the volume The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems.