Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli
|Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli|
|Died||1873 (aged 72–73)|
|Education||Saint Claire's Monastery at Faenza|
Teresa, Contessa Guiccioli (1800–1873) was the married lover of Lord Byron while he was living in Ravenna, Italy, and writing the first five cantos of Don Juan. She wrote the biographical account Lord Byron's Life in Italy.
On 19 January 1818, Teresa married Count Guiccioli. It was three days later, on 22 January, that she met Lord Byron at the home of Countess Albrizzi.
Alexandre Dumas included her as a minor character in his novel The Count of Monte Cristo using the disguised name "Countess G-". Lord Byron also used this shortened name in his journals.
- Guiccioli, Teresa; Rees, Michael; Cochran, Peter (2005). "Lord Byron and Countess Guiccioli". In Cochran, Peter. Lord Byron's Life in Italy (Illustrated ed.). University of Delaware Press. pp. 124–23. ISBN 9780874137163. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Disgrace". bookdrum.com.
- Susan J. Wolfson, Peter J. Manning (1996), Selected Poems By Lord George Gordon Byron, Penguin Classics, ISBN 978-0-14-042381-5, OCLC 35209118
- Teresa Guiccioli (2005), Lord Byron's Life in Italy, University of Delaware Press, ISBN 978-0-87413-716-3, OCLC 55729965
- Liljegren, S Bodvar (1945). Essence and attitude in English romanticism. Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell. p. 191. OCLC 185958911.
- Origo, Iris; Byron, George Gordon; Teresa Guiccioli, contessa di (2000). The last attachment: the story of Byron and Teresa Guiccioli as told in their unpublished letters and other family papers. New York: Books & Co./Helen Marx Books. ISBN 9781885586506. OCLC 43959105.
- Soderholm, James (January 1995). "Editing his body: Teresa Guiccioli's transubstantiation of Byron". Nineteenth-Century Contexts 19 (2): 205–220. doi:10.1080/08905499508583422. ISSN 0890-5495. OCLC 4661462873.