All Things Byron
Welcome to our Byron Blog. Here you will find lively and engaging explorations of all things Byron, from fresh academic perspectives on key aspects of his literature and life, to modern responses to this most celebrated of poets, rebels and lovers.
14th August 2018
Composer Brian Daubney describes the inspiration he finds in Byron’s poetry, and the circumstances which led to him composing three musical settings for Byron’s ‘She Walks in Beauty’, ‘When we Two Parted’ and ‘So We’ll No More Go A-Roving’. The music is available to listen to in the blog, along with the musical scores.
15th March, 2018
We begin a long way from Lord Byron. In fact, at the very dawn of European literary culture. I’m going to start with a brief passage from Homer’s Iliad, book 3. Helen, she of Troy, has just been looking from the battlements at the vast army of the Greeks below her on the Trojan plain […]