Professor Tom Mole’s Anniversary Lecture on Byron’s ‘Don Juan’
Date: Saturday 4 May
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: National Library of Scotland
200 years have passed since the anonymously-published first cantos of Byron’s epic poem Don Juan were unleashed. By turns hilarious, rude, sharp, ridiculous and boring, both the poem and its creater became touch-stones of the 19th century, touch-stones that...