‘‘[D]estined to complete a certain cycle’: Francis Jeffrey and Byron’s Orientalism’

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This article argues that Byron's versification in his oriental tales is a form of aesthetic response to questions of human progress which obtained in the reviewing culture of early nineteenth-century Britain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-76
Number of pages20
JournalKeats-Shelley Review
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Literary criticism, Orientalism, Heroic couplets, Romantic poetry, Hindus, Versification, Poetic meter

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