Re: Tangent to Byron Comment
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1088 Tuesday, 29 June 1999.
From: Hermine Stover <
Date: Monday, 28 Jun 1999 13:35:42 -0700
Subject: 10.1082 Re: Tangent to Byron Comment
Comment: Re: SHK 10.1082 Re: Tangent to Byron Comment
> > Who is this Byron, by the way? I'm doing research on Shakespeare. Is
> > he/she as good as him?
>No, he/she is not as good as him/her.
>Byron was an English Lord who was, probably without warrant, accused of
>having an incestuous relationship with his sister, probably with warrant
>regarded as bisexual, and a radical revolutionary. In other words, he
>was politically correct before it was politically correct to be
>He was also a very great poet, but who the hell cares?
> Roger Schmeeckle
He was very handsome and wore his ties undone, revealing chestal hair.
this style became known as the Byronic Tie and was considered quite the
hoo-hah for his day. he also had a wee clubfoot, something women are
supposed to like a great deal. it certainly seemed no hindrance to him,
nor to Dudley Moore.
He was George Gordon, Lord Byron. but of course, Nobody was as good as