Publisher description for Selected poems / George Gordon, Lord Byron.
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Richly varied in mood and content, this collection captures the essence of Byron’s great poetic achievement. Among the 31 selections: convivial song-like poems, love poems, travel poems, humorous and satiric poems. Included are shorter works such as the famous "She Walks in Beauty," "Stanzas to Augusta" and "So We’ll Go No More a Roving," as well as longer works: "The Prisoner of Chillon," "Beppo" and "The Vision of Judgment," all unabridged. Also here are lyrics excerpted from Don Juan, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage and the play Manfred. Explanatory footnotes.
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