Aspects of Byron's Don Juan is, in part, a proceedings volume from the 2012 conference held by the Newstead Byron Society at Nottingham Trent University. Speakers represented in the book include Malcolm Kelsall, Peter Cochran, Diego Saglia and Itsuyo Higashinaka. Topics range from the politics of Don Juan, and its treatment of women, to its comic rhymes. One section is devoted to the poem's importance in the literatures of Spain and Russia, another to the vast catalogue of Byron's prose sourc...
CONTENTS; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; ABBREVIATIONS; PART ONE: ESSAYS ON DON JUAN; DON JUAN AND TRADITION OR, LITTLE JUAN'S POTTY; DIGESTING DON JUAN CANTOS I AND II; THE MAINSTREAM JUANS, AND BYRON'S JUAN; BYRON'S DON JUAN; "IN PIOUS TIMES ..."; "I'VE SEEN THE FUNDS AT WAR WITH HOUSE AND LAND ..."; DON JUAN'S COMIC RHYMES; 'DON ALFONSO' AND THE THEATRICAL MATRIX OF DON JUAN, 1817-1821; DON JUAN THE ANTI-BYRONIC HERO; 'SHE DIED, BUT NOT ALONE'; ITERATING ILLNESS; PART TWO: DON JUAN IN SPAIN AND RUSSIA; A SPANISH MODERNIST ECHO OF BYRON'S DON JUAN; APPROPRIATING BYRON'S DON JUAN BYRON AND UNAMUNO'S DON JUANBYRON'S DON JUAN AND RUSSIA; BYRON, PUSHKIN AND RUSSIAN DON JUANS; DON JUAN AND RUSSIA; PART THREE: THE SOURCES OF DON JUAN; INTRODUCTION; DON JUAN, SHIPWRECKS AND NARRATIVES; BYRON'S LITERARY BORROWINGS IN DON JUAN CANTOS III AND IV; DON JUAN AND CASTELNAU'S HISTORY OF NEW RUSSIA; BYRON, DON JUAN, AND RUSSIA; WHY DID BYRON ENVY THOMAS HOPE'S ANASTASIUS?; PART FOUR: MARY SHELLEY'S FAIR-COPYING OF DON JUAN; MARY SHELLEY'S FAIR-COPYING OF DON JUAN; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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