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Essay on Man and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Considered the preeminent verse satirist in English, Alexander Pope (1688-1744) brought wide learning, devastating wit and masterly technique to his poems. Models of clarity and control, they exemplified the classical poetics of the Augustan age.

This volume contains a rich selection of Pope's work, including such well-known poems as the title selection-a philosophical meditation on the nature of the universe and man's place in it-and "The Rape of the Lock," a mock-epic of rare charm and skill. Also included are "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy  to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog," "Epistle [IV] to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington: Of the Use of Riches," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot; or, Prologue to the Satires" and more.

Taken together, these poems offer an excellent sampling of Pope's imaginative genius and the felicitous blending of word, idea and image that earned him a place among the leading lights of 18th-century literature.

Synopsis:

In addition to the acclaimed title poem, this collection includes "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and many others.

Synopsis:

Celebrated title poem—a survey of the nature of the universe and man’s place in it—along with "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Do

Synopsis:

In addition to the acclaimed title poem, this collection includes "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and many others.

Synopsis:

Aside from the celebrated title poem — a survey of the nature of the universe and man's place in it — this collection  features "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady,"  "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and more.

Synopsis:

Aside from the celebrated title poem — a survey of the nature of the universe and man's place in it — this collection  features "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady,"  "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and more.

Table of Contents

Ode on Solitude (1717)

The Dying Christian to His Soul (1736)

Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady (1717)

An Essay on Criticism (1711)

The Rape of the Lock (1712 / 1714)

Essay on Man (1733 / 1734)

Epistle IV: To Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington (1731)

Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot (1735)

Epigram: Engraved on the Collar of a Dog...

Alphabetical Lists of Titles and First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486280530
Author:
Pope, Alexander
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
In addition to the acclaimed title poem, this collection includes "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and many others.
"Synopsis" by , Celebrated title poem—a survey of the nature of the universe and man’s place in it—along with "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Do
"Synopsis" by ,
In addition to the acclaimed title poem, this collection includes "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "An Essay on Criticism," "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and many others.

"Synopsis" by ,
Aside from the celebrated title poem — a survey of the nature of the universe and man's place in it — this collection  features "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady,"  "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and more.

"Synopsis" by ,
Aside from the celebrated title poem — a survey of the nature of the universe and man's place in it — this collection  features "The Rape of the Lock," "Ode on Solitude," "The Dying Christian to His Soul," "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady,"  "Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" and more.
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