Posts Tagged ‘George Eliot’

  • Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

    Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

    January 21st, 2014 | Lord Byron | journalpulp | No Comments

    Lord Byron — the 6th Baron Byron — club-footed, handsome, notorious, whose full name was George Gordon Noel Byron, surely as much a genius of personality as he was of poetry, was born January 22, 1788. He died, just over thirty-six years later (April 19th, 1824) in Greece, where he’d gone to join the revolution […]

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  • Happy Birthday, Lord Byron: 225-years-old

    Happy Birthday, Lord Byron: 225-years-old

    January 22nd, 2013 | Lord Byron | journalpulp | No Comments

    George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, who later changed it to George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, English poet, towering personality, and leading figure in the Romantic movement, was born January 22, 1788. “A man of genius whose heart is perverted,” William Wordsworth called Lord Bryon. “The most vulgar-minded genius that ever produced a great […]

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  • Top Thirteen Best First Sentences In Literature

    Top Thirteen Best First Sentences In Literature

    January 18th, 2012 | Beginnings | journalpulp | 11 Comments

    Here Are My Top Thirteen Best First Sentences in Literature:     13.┬áIt was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not. (Paul Auster, City of Glass) 12. A few miles south of Soledad, […]

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  • Lord Byron: One Of The Pulpiest

    Lord Byron: One Of The Pulpiest

    September 19th, 2011 | Lord Byron, Poetry | journalpulp | 6 Comments

    Lord Byron just turned 229 years old. Here is how he was regarded by some of his peers: “A man of genius whose heart is perverted,” William Wordsworth called Lord Bryon. “The most vulgar-minded genius that ever produced a great effect in literature,” George Eliot called Lord Byron. “Mad, bad, and dangerous to know,” Caroline […]

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