Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

by Paul Baines
     
 

A comprehensive, user-friendly introduction to Alexander Pope's life and works, outlining the major critical issues and offering guides to further reading.See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive, user-friendly introduction to Alexander Pope's life and works, outlining the major critical issues and offering guides to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415202466
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/19/2001
Series:
Routledge Guides to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Baines is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Liverpool.

Table of Contents

Series editors' preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and referencing
Introduction1
Pt. ILife and Contexts3
aA Catholic childhood5
bForest retreats7
cLiterary London10
dKings and queens14
eScriblerus15
fEpic intent17
gBooksellers and ladies19
hWorks and days21
iTwickenham23
jShakespeare26
kEpic of Fleet Street28
lSystem and satire32
mHorace35
nLetters38
oLaureate in opposition40
pOne mighty Dunciad42
qThe end44
Pt. IIWork47
aAn Essay on Criticism49
bWindsor-Forest57
cThe Rape of the Lock65
dEloisa to Abelard77
eEssay on Man82
fEpistles to Several Persons93
gEpistle to Dr. Arbuthnot110
hImitations of Horace119
iThe Dunciad130
Pt. IIICriticism151
aPope and poetry153
bPope and politics163
'Still Dunce the Second Reigns Like Dunce the First'163
cGender and body171
'In Sappho touch the Failing of the Sex'171
'He pleas'd by manly ways'182
'Such Ovid's nose'184
dPope in print and manuscript189
'Books and the Man'189
Chronology201
Bibliography205
Index215

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