The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems (Illustrated)

The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems (Illustrated)

by Alexander Pope
     
 

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Lord Petre, a British nobleman, cut off a lock a hair from Arabella Fermor, a beautiful woman that he admired. The letter that begins the epic poem was written to this same woman. The theft of Arabella Fermor's hair caused a feud between the Petre and Fermor familes. A mutual friend of Pope and the battling families convinced Pope to write a satire describing the

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Lord Petre, a British nobleman, cut off a lock a hair from Arabella Fermor, a beautiful woman that he admired. The letter that begins the epic poem was written to this same woman. The theft of Arabella Fermor's hair caused a feud between the Petre and Fermor familes. A mutual friend of Pope and the battling families convinced Pope to write a satire describing the silliness of the feud.

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ISBN-13:
9781300323433
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
10/20/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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