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Walter Scott to Joanna Baillie , 4 April 1812 , quoted in Byron : The Critical Heritage , ed . Andrew Rutherford ( New York : Barnes and Noble , 1970 ) , 36-37 . 7. Joseph , 23 . 8. Christensen's thoughts on the commercial and cultural ...
Argues that Byron is a more typical romantic poet than modern critical consensus has seen him to be . Cooke , Michael G. “ Byron's Don Juan : The Obsession and Self - Discipline of Spontaneity . ” Studies in Romanticism 14 , no .
Ed . Frank Jordan . New York : MLA , 1985. Thorough , judicious critical bibliography building on previous essays by Samuel Chew and Ernest J. Lovell and assessing the state of Byron scholarship through 1985 . Goode , Clement Tyson .