Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Ralph M. Wardle
In the year 1818 when George Gordon, Lord Byron set himself the task of finding a hero for his forthcoming poem, he significantly enough chose the legendary Spaniard Don Juan. Here he was dealing with a character who has stood the test of time, having been a popular favorite for at least two-hundred years before Byron wrote. Here, too, he was working with a character who, by his notorious conduct, must have endeared himself to Byron.
Gatz, Marlene, "The women in Byron's "Don Juan"" (1964). Student Work. 3192.
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A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1964 Marlene Gatz.