Dead Poets Live

Byron and Shelley


Sunday 29 October 2017

7:30 PM–10:00 PM GMT

Print Room at the Coronet
103 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LB

Photos of the event


Poems read

Lord Byron

from Don Juan
‘There’s not a joy the world can give’
from Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
from Manfred
‘So We’ll Go No More A Roving’
‘She Walks In Beauty’
from The Vision of Judgement
‘On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year’

Percy Shelley

‘Lift not the painted veil’
from Epipsychidion
from Julian and Maddalo
‘To the Moon’
‘Ode to the West Wind’
from ‘Adonais’
‘Sonnet to Lord Byron’
from Prometheus Unbound

Reading list


The Major Works, ed. Jerome J. McGann (Oxford, 2009)
Byron’s Letters and Journals, 12 Vols., ed. Leslie A. Marchand (London, 1974)
Byron’s Letters and Journals: A New Selection, ed. Richard Lansdown (Oxford, 2015)
His Very Self and Voice: Collected Conversations of Lord Byron, ed. Ernest J. Lovell (New York, 1954)
Doris Langley Moore, Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered (London, 1974)


The Major Works, ed. Zachary Leader and Michael O’Neill (Oxford, 2009)
The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Vols. 1 and 2, ed. Frederick L. Jones (Oxford, 1964)

Peter Cochran, ‘Byron and Shelley: Radical Incompatibles’

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