The Byronic hero is characterized as being arrogant, violent, reckless, seductive, traumatized and self-serving. Developed by 19th-century poet Lord Byron, this type of character r...
The Byronic hero is a variant of the Romantic hero as a type of character, named
after the English Romantic poet Lord Byron. Both Byron's life and writings have ...
Byronic Heroes share similar attributes to the Anti-Hero: charismatic characters
with strong passions and beliefs who may act in ways which are contrary to …
The literary archetype of the Byronic hero, first developed by the 19th-century
English poet Lord Byron, is one of the most potent and relevant...
By Esther Lombardi , About.com GuideJanuary 22, 2009
George Gordon Noel Byron
, 6th Baron Byron
) could be considered one of the most controversial English Romantic poets. His rise to fame was punctuated just as dramatically by his early death (tragedy perhap... More »
The more immediate precedents of the Byronic hero—a figure that Byron uses for
purposes both of self-revelation and of self-concealment—were the ...
Byronic Hero. Definition: Cooked up by the "mad, bad, and dangerous to know"
Lord Byron, a Byronic hero is an antihero of the highest order. He (or she) is ...
American Renaissance & American Romanticism: The Byronic Hero. The Byronic
hero is a fictional and cultural character type popular in the Romantic era and ...
The Byronic hero is a fictional and cultural character type popular in the Romantic
era and beyond. This character may appear in fiction, poetry, or history.
A seemingly ideal hero, though one with a hidden dark side. Byronic Heroes
usually have a troubled and mysterious past, the weight of which causes them to