BYRON'S LETTERS AND JOURNALS
Cover: Byron's Letters and Journals, Volume XI: ‘For freedom’s battle,’ 1823–1824 in HARDCOVER

Byron's Letters and Journals, Volume XI: ‘For freedom’s battle,’ 1823–1824

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HARDCOVER

$81.50 • £65.95 • €73.50

ISBN 9780674089532

Publication Date: 07/15/1981

Short

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 halftone

Belknap Press

Byron's Letters and Journals

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Byron’s letters are among the most spirited in the English language and are irresistible.The New Yorker

Byron’s sinewy, funny, electrifying letters are emergency bulletins from a man operating, more often than not, on the extreme edge of despair and disgrace… We begin to read these letters as speedily as he must have written them, held by his scorn, his dissatisfaction with himself and his blazing energy. He is fiercely alive.Newsweek

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