Manfred | Critical Essay by James Twitchell

George Gordon (Noel), Lord Byron
This literature criticism consists of approximately 38 pages of analysis & critique of Manfred.
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Critical Essay by James Twitchell

SOURCE: Twitchell, James. “The Supernatural Structure of Byron's Manfred.Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 15, no. 4 (autumn 1975): 601-14.

In the following essay, Twitchell discusses the supernatural world created by Byron in Manfred.

Although in recent years there has been a resurgence of scholarly interest in Byron's verse dramas, little new knowledge has flowed in its wake. This is especially true of Manfred, where although there is a new level of appreciation (witness the number of times it has been anthologized in the last decade), critical commentary has lagged. Perhaps this new interest in Manfred has arisen because scholars who have been uneasy about Byron's place in the nineteenth century have at last found a way to make him into a Romantic. For Manfred is Byron's most “Romantic” work, both in character and in...

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