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Essays on Pope - Pat Rogers

Hardcover Published: 22nd September 2003
ISBN: 9780521418690
Number Of Pages: 284

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Leading literary historian and eighteenth-century specialist Pat Rogers has long been recognized as an authority on Alexander Pope. This book addresses the many facets of the poet's world and work, presenting a substantial new essay on "Pope and the antiquarians" alongside considerably revised versions of essays published in journals, which together cover most of Pope's major writing. Essays on Pope gathers for the first time the best work on this celebrated author by one of the foremost critics, and is an indispensable resource for scholars of eighteenth-century literature.

"...one is reminded of how much of Rogers's work has been antiquarian in the best sense, the collecting of facts that help us collect our thoughts." John Sitter, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

Pope and the syntax of satire
The politics of style
Form and pattern in the Pastorals
Windsor-Forest, Britannia, and river poetry
Faery lore and The Rape of the Lock
Timon's Villa and Chatsworth
A drama of mixed feelings: The Epistle to Arbuthnot
The name and nature of Dulness
Pope and the social scene
Blacks and poetry and Pope
The case of Pope vs. Curll
Pope and his subscribers
The Burlington circle in the provinces: Pope's Yorkshire friends
Pope and the antiquarians
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ISBN: 9780521418690
ISBN-10: 0521418690
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 22nd September 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.59