publication . Article . 2016

THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF LORD BYRON’S “THE GIAOUR”: BALKANS

OKUMUŞ, Salih; KRASNIQI, Seniha;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: Trakya University
Abstract
Lord Byron was one of many English writers who chose the East as the subject of their writings. However, his uniqueness stands in truly experiencing the region. Lord Byron, in his Grand Tour through Portugal, Spain, Malta, Albania and Greece, found a non-drying source for his writings. Above all, Balkan was the place where his muse dwelled. Sources that Balkan offered fascinated him and made him become a bridge between The East and the West. This study aims to reveal Byron’s depiction of this mystical world in his work, The Giaour, as the first poem of The Turkish Tales. Being familiar with the diversity of religions and nations in Balkan, Byron used more than o...
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free text keywords: Lord Byron, Balkans, Narrator, Mentality, Lord Byron, Balkanlar, Anlatıcı, Mentalite
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publication . Article . 2016

THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF LORD BYRON’S “THE GIAOUR”: BALKANS

OKUMUŞ, Salih; KRASNIQI, Seniha;