publication . Article . 2016

The Byronic Hero: Emergence, Issues and Definition of his Progenies

Pop Zarieva, Natalija; Iliev, Krste;
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  • Published: 25 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Универзитет „Гоце Делчев“, Филолошки факултет, Штип
  • Country: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Abstract The focus of this paper is the work of Lord Gordon Byron, specifically the creation of idea of the Byronic hero. This paper aims at defining the idea of the Byronic hero that has been created from the period Byron created his heroes and continues to be shaped in history by literary critics till today. Although the majority of literary scholars agree upon the fact that the first literary Byronic hero was Byron's Childe Harold, the protagonist of Byron's epic poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, however, many literary scholars consider Lord Byron himself to exemplify his Byronic hero.The questions that are central to this discussion of the Byronic hero are: H...
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