Essay Archive - Byron's Don Juan
Byron's Don Juan
One writer who has not recieved nearly enough credit for his works
is George Gordon, who later became known as Lord Byron. This is the man
who wrote his own poetical version of Don Juan. Don Juan is a man who is
known for being able to arouse the desires of women and to love every one
he meets. This Don Juan can be viewed, however, as a loosely disguised
biography of Byron.
Lord Byron's father, Captain John, has ancestors that go back as
far as the Buruns in the time of William the Conqueror. Back in this time
it was very common for people to marry their own cousins....