The Dream (Byron poem)

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The Dream is a poem written by Lord Byron in 1816. It has been described as expressing "central Romantic beliefs about dreams".[1] It also describes the view from the Misk Hills, close to Byron's ancestral home in Newstead, Nottinghamshire.[2] Mary Chaworth of Annesley Hall, a distant relation for whom Byron had a boyhood passion, is the "Maid" of the poem.[3]


  1. ^ Christopher John Murray (13 May 2013). Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850. Routledge. p. 294. ISBN 1-135-45579-1.
  2. ^ Kathryn Walchester (1 December 2014). Gamle Norge and Nineteenth-Century British Women Travellers in Norway. Anthem Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-78308-365-7.
  3. ^ s:The Dream (Byron)