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Poetry by George Gordon, Lord Byron

George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824) was a Romantic writer who lead a dramatic life filled with passion, poetry, praise, and pitfalls. He traveled widely, wrote with intense emotion, and became famous after the publication of his poem, “Childe Harold.” His … Continue reading

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Darkness by George Gordon Lord Byron

Darkness (1816) by George Gordon Lord Byron The year [1816] that the poem was written was known as the Year Without a Summer– this is because Mount Tambora had erupted in the Dutch East Indies the previous year, casting enough … Continue reading

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