English Bards and Scotch Reviewers is a satirical poem written by Lord Byron. It was first published, anonymously, in March 1809, and a second, expanded edition followed in 1809, with Byron identified as the author. The opening parodies the first satire of Juvenal. The text is referred to in Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia. It is also referenced in John Edward Williams' novel Stoner, in which it is mistaken by an incompetent graduate student as John Keats' work..