About the author
Bernard Beatty is Senior Fellow in the School of English at Liverpool University and Associate Fellow in the School of Divinity at St Andrews University. From 1988-2005 he was Editor of The Byron Journal. He is the author of three books on Byron and has edited five collections of essays on him. He was awarded a Lifetime award for Byron Scholarship in Ravenna in 2017. He has written widely on Romanticism, Dryden, Rochester, Dickens, Newman, literary theory, the Bible, and theology. He plays the organ and lives in Chester, England.