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Though critical opinion on Alexander Pope has frequently been divided, he is now regarded as the most important poet of the early eighteenth century. An invalid from infancy, he devoted his energies towards literature and achieved remarkable success with his first published work at the age of twenty-one. A succession of brilliant poems followed, including An Essay on Criticism (1711), Windsor Forest (1715), and his masterpiece, The Rape of the Lock. A second period of great poetry was begun in 1728 with the appearance of the first Dunciad. All these works--which exhibit Pope's astonishing human insight, his wide sympathies, and powers of social observation (displayed to greatest effect in his talent for satire)--are included in this selection of his poetry. It has been compiled by the distinguished Pope scholar and editor Pat Rodgers, who also provides an indispensable introduction that offers a new interpretation of Pope's poetry, and the philosophical ideas behind it.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-226) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chronology

An Essay on Criticism

Windsor Forest

The Rape of the Lock

Epistile to Miss Blount, on her Leaving the Town after the Coronation

Eloisa to Abelard

Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady

Epitaph Intended for Sir Isaac Newton

An Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington

An Epistle to Allen Lord Bathurst

The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace Imitated

Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot

An Epistle to a Lady

Epilogue to the Satires: Dialogue I

Epilogue to the Satires: Dialogue II

Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog

The Dunciad

Notes

Further Reading

Index of Titles

Index of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192834942
Editor:
Rogers, Pat
Author:
Rogers, Pat
Author:
Pope, Alexander
Author:
null, Alexander
Author:
null, Pat
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Verse satire, English
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 18th C
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Publication Date:
19980820
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
5.000 x 7.700 in 0.425 lb

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