The Poetry of John Milton
Along the way, there are bizarre discoveries and eccentric factoids. The book opens with a picture of Byron wearing the helmet he designed himself, based on his reading of Homer. It also includes a photograph of Shelley's jawbone, taken in the Keats-Shelley House in Rome; a portrait of Byron's dog Lyon, indirectly responsible for his Lordship's premature death; and Guido Reni's painting of St Sebastian, which Oscar Wilde took to be a portrait of Keats.
Duncan Wu writes in a style that is accessible, friendly, and up-to-date with the latest scholarly findings.ÃÂ
About: Brimming with the fascinating eccentricities of a complex and confusing movement whose influences continue to resonate deeply, 30 Great Myths About the Romantics adds great clarity to what we know – or think we know – about one of the most important periods in literary history.