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Don Juan
Don Juan
Don Juan
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Don Juan

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Desarrollado en dieciseis cantos, esta visión (autobiográfica) del conquistador amoroso, presentado por Byron desde una perspectiva netamente romántica y atípica del seductor, está considerado como el mejor trabajo literario del autor inglés.
LanguageEspañol
Publisherlord byron
Release dateJul 25, 2016
ISBN9788822823649
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Lord Byron

Lord Byron was an English poet and the most infamous of the English Romantics, glorified for his immoderate ways in both love and money. Benefitting from a privileged upbringing, Byron published the first two cantos of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage upon his return from his Grand Tour in 1811, and the poem was received with such acclaim that he became the focus of a public mania. Following the dissolution of his short-lived marriage in 1816, Byron left England amid rumours of infidelity, sodomy, and incest. In self-imposed exile in Italy Byron completed Childe Harold and Don Juan. He also took a great interest in Armenian culture, writing of the oppression of the Armenian people under Ottoman rule; and in 1823, he aided Greece in its quest for independence from Turkey by fitting out the Greek navy at his own expense. Two centuries of references to, and depictions of Byron in literature, music, and film began even before his death in 1824.

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