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Self, Text, and Romantic Irony The Example of Byron

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ISBN-10: 1400859360

ISBN-13: 9781400859368

Edition: 1988

Authors: Frederick Garber

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Frederick Garber takes up in detail several problems of the self broached in his previous book, The Autonomy of the Self from Richardson to Huysmans (Princeton, 1982). Using patterns in Byron's canon as models, he focuses on the relations of self-making and text-making as a central Romantic issue. For Byron and many of his contemporaries, putting a text into the world meant putting a self there along with it, and it also meant that the difficulties of establishing the one inevitably reflect the parallel difficulties in the other.Professor Garber discusses some of Byron's key texts and shows how their development leads to an impasse involving both self and text. Byron's way out of these…    
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List price: $225.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Pages: 340
Language: English