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The Corsair

ISBN13: 9781425011307
ISBN: 1425011306
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $10.99
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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Pages: 140
Average Goodreads rating: 3.71/5

The Corsair is a tale in verse by Lord Byron. Its poetry, divided into cantos (like Dante's Divine Comedy), narrates the story of the corsair or privateer Conrad, how he was in his youth rejected by society because of his actions and his later fight against humanity (excepting women). In this tale the figure of the Byronic hero emerges, "that man of loneliness and mystery", who perceives himself a "villain", an anti-hero.