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Don Juan

ISBN13: 9781425056520
ISBN: 1425056520
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $22.99
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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Pages: 644
Average Goodreads rating: 3.80/5

Probably few subjects fitted Byron's particular talents better than Don Juan.

In this rambling, exuberant, conversational poem, the travels of Don Juan are used as a vehicle for some of the most lively and acute commentaries on human societies and behaviour in the language. The manner is what Goethe called 'a cultured comic language'-a genre which he regarded as not possible in Geman and which he felt Byron managed superbly.