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A History of Western Philosophy - Book 3: Chapter 23, Byron Summary & Analysis

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Book 3: Chapter 23, Byron Summary and Analysis

Byron belonged to important men of the nineteenth century that was the epoch of liberal optimism. His influence in judgment was greater than it seemed at first although he was more admired on the Continent than in England. The merits of his writing was in the impact he made and views that became spread, affecting various events.

He grew up in a poor family. His parents quarreled and he feared his mother cruelty. When he inherited Newstead Abbey after the death of his uncle, his life changed. He was shunned by his family and disliked by his mother. For this reason he also was considered to be similar to her. His ancestors fought in crusades that represented a rebel spirit incorporated by Byron in his life. As a result he developed snobbery and rebellion.

He described himself...

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