The Selected Poetry and Prose of Byron Author:George Gordon, Lord Byron The noted poet and critic W.H. Auden has chosen especially for this Signet Classic volume a comprehensive selection of the poetry and prose of Lord Byron, the great nineteenth-century poet whom tradition classifies as Romantic but "whose genius," in the words of Mr. Auden, "was essentially a comic one." Includes "Beppo," "Epistle to Augusta," "T... more »he Vision of Judgment"...selections from Don Juan, Childe Harold, English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, Hints from Horace...numerous letters...and extracts from Byron's Journal of 1816 and his Diary of 1821.
W.H. Auden also wrote a general introduction to teh special character and development of Byron's poetry.