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Lord Byron

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Lord Byron

  1. 1. … you sly dog you By Maya, Jessica, Ty and Josh LORD BYRON
  2. 2. Early Years <ul><li>George Gordon Noel </li></ul><ul><li>January 22, 1788 </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland </li></ul>
  3. 3. His New Title <ul><li>Lord Byron </li></ul><ul><li>Next in Line </li></ul><ul><li>Back to England </li></ul><ul><li>Newstead Abbey </li></ul>
  4. 4. Touch Of Inspiration <ul><li>Dulwich, 1799 </li></ul><ul><li>Distant cousin </li></ul><ul><li>“ Melancholy” poetry </li></ul><ul><li>“ Unattainable love” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Beginnings of Fame <ul><li>Debt </li></ul><ul><li>Fugitive Pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Hours of Idleness </li></ul><ul><li>House of Lords </li></ul>
  6. 6. Travels <ul><li>John Cam Hobhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Lisbon Pocket  Gibraltar </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage bells and poetry </li></ul>
  7. 7. New Kid on the Block <ul><li>New Fame </li></ul><ul><li>“ Melancholy and disillusionment of the post-Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras. ” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Not So Grand Affairs <ul><li>Another marriage </li></ul><ul><li>“ Financially embarrased.” </li></ul><ul><li>Augusta Ada </li></ul><ul><li>Leaving England </li></ul>
  9. 9. Love and Journeys <ul><li>Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Prisoner of Chillon </li></ul><ul><li>Manfred </li></ul><ul><li>Alba Allegra </li></ul>
  10. 10. Italian Adventures <ul><li>Newstead Abbey </li></ul><ul><li>Marianna </li></ul><ul><li>Don Juan </li></ul>
  11. 11. Productivity <ul><li>“ Gentleman-in-waiting” </li></ul><ul><li>Arms and alms </li></ul><ul><li>Continued poetry </li></ul>
  12. 12. A New Acquaintance <ul><li>Casa Lanfranchi </li></ul><ul><li>Convent near Ravenna </li></ul><ul><li>Leigh Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>The Liberal </li></ul><ul><li>Genoa </li></ul>
  13. 13. A New Leaf <ul><li>London Greek Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Cephalonia </li></ul><ul><li>4,000 pounds </li></ul>
  14. 14. Caroline Lamb 1
  15. 15. Jane Elizabeth, Countess of Oxford 2
  16. 16. Francis Webster 3
  17. 17. Augusta Leigh 4
  18. 18. Claire Clairmont 5
  19. 19. Marianna Segati 6
  20. 20. Margarita Cogni 7
  21. 21. Countess Teresa Guiccioli 8
  22. 22. Supposed Affairs Byron Had During his Lifetime!!!!!!
  23. 23. Fall of a Poet <ul><li>February 15, 1824 </li></ul><ul><li>Rainstorms to colds </li></ul><ul><li>Coma </li></ul><ul><li>April 19, 1824 </li></ul><ul><li>Byronic Hero </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>SHE walks in beauty, like the night    </li></ul><ul><li>Of cloudless climes and starry skies; </li></ul><ul><li>And all that 's best of dark and bright    </li></ul><ul><li>Meet in her aspect and her eyes:  </li></ul><ul><li>Thus mellow'd to that tender light </li></ul><ul><li>Which heaven to gaudy day denies.  </li></ul><ul><li>One shade the more, one ray the less,    </li></ul><ul><li>Had half impair'd the nameless grace  </li></ul><ul><li>Which waves in every raven tress,    </li></ul><ul><li>Or softly lightens o'er her face;    </li></ul><ul><li>Where thoughts serenely sweet express    </li></ul><ul><li>How pure, how dear their dwellingplace.   </li></ul><ul><li>And on that cheek, and o'er that brow,    </li></ul><ul><li>So soft, so calm, yet eloquent,  </li></ul><ul><li>The smiles that win, the tints that glow,    </li></ul><ul><li>But tell of days in goodness spent,  </li></ul><ul><li>A mind at peace with all below,    </li></ul><ul><li>A heart whose love is innocent! </li></ul>THERE be none of Beauty's daughters                       With a magic like Thee;                                                 And like music on the waters                       Is thy sweet voice to me:                                               When, as if its sound were causing                                The charméd ocean's pausing,                           The waves lie still and gleaming,                                    And the lull'd winds seem dreaming:                              And the midnight moon is weaving                                 Her bright chain o'er the deep,                          Whose breast is gently heaving                          As an infant's asleep:                                          So the spirit bows before thee                           To listen and adore thee;                            With a full but soft emotion,                                Like the swell of Summer's ocean.       
  25. 25. Works Cited <ul><li>Liukkonen, Petri. &quot;Lord Byron.&quot; Kirjasto.sci.fi . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/byron.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Mondragon, Brenda C. &quot;Lord Byron.&quot; Neurotic Poets - Neurotic Poets - The Link Between Creativity And Madness . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.neuroticpoets.com/byron/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Rogoff, Jay. &quot;Lord Byron in Arcadia.&quot; Skidmore College . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.skidmore.edu/academics/theater/productions/arcadia/byron.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Lord Byron.&quot; Spartacus Educational . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRbyron.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Lord Byron: A Chronology of His Life and Work.&quot; EnglishHistory.net . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://englishhistory.net/byron/chronology.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;She Walks in Beauty.&quot; Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Project . Poetry Foundation and The National Endowment for the Arts. 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems/poem.html?id=173100>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Life of George Noel Gordon, Lord Byron.&quot; EnglishHistory.net . 11 Mar. 2009 <http://englishhistory.net/byron/life.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;There Be None of Beauty's Daughters, by Lord Byron.&quot; Poetry Archive . 2002. 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.poetry-archive.com/b/there_be_none_of_beautys_daughters.html>. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Pictures <ul><li>Lord Byron. http://www.english.upenn.edu/Projects/knarf/Byron/byron.html </li></ul><ul><li>Lord Byron. http://www.ldbyron10.org/Image/George%20Gordon%206th%20Lord%20Byron%20by%20Richard%20Westall%20National%20Portrait%20Gallery%20London.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Margarita Cogni. http://blufiles.storage.live.com/y1pGzU66OvgI8gXnwSm2Ssp0-CM7dHIF6PBojo3Zam5esEuZwU2amJEK37oE_l58_mFLT-78D1J8TE </li></ul><ul><li>Marianna Segati. http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=Marianna+Segati&prev=/images%3Fq%3DMarianna%2BSegati%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26rlz%3D1T4GGIH_enUS234US237&imgurl=cea4c740242d2ae0 </li></ul><ul><li>Caroline Lamb, Jane Elizabeth Countess of Oxford, Francis Webster, Augusta Leigh, Claire Clairmont, Countess Teresa Guiccioli. http://englishhistory.net/byron/images.html </li></ul>

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