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. Although there are a range of traits ...
The Byronic Hero is a type of character popularized by the works of Lord Byron,
whose protagonists often embodied this archetype, though they existed before ...
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 ...
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.
Qualities associated with the Byronic Hero: dark, handsome appearance; brilliant
but cynical and self-destructive. "wandering," searching behavior. haunted by ...
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Characteristics of the Byronic Hero. The Byronic hero--so named because it
evolved primarily due to Lord Byron's writing in the nineteenth century—is ...