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Essays on Pope By Pat Rogers

Essays on Pope by Pat Rogers

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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 - presenting a substantial new essay alongside considerably revised versions of previous articles - addresses the many facets of Pope's world and work.

Essays on Pope Summary

Essays on Pope by Pat Rogers

Leading literary historian and eighteenth-century specialist Pat Rogers has long been recognized as an authority on the poet Alexander Pope. This volume addresses the many facets of Pope's world and work, and represents Rogers's important contribution over the years to Pope studies. A substantial new essay on Pope and the antiquarians is presented alongside considerably revised versions of essays published in scholarly journals, which together cover most of Pope's major work, including the Pastorals, Windsor Forest, Rape of the Lock, Epistle to Arbuthnot and The Dunciad. There are general essays on form and style, Pope's social context, his dealings with the Burlington circle, and his battles with his publisher. Essays on Pope gathers for the first time the best writing on this celebrated author by one of our foremost critics, and is an indispensable resource for scholars of eighteenth-century literature.

Essays on Pope Reviews

"...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

Table of Contents

1. Pope and the syntax of satire; 2. The politics of style; 3. Form and pattern in the Pastorals; 4. Windsor-Forest, Britannia and river poetry; 5. Faery lore and The Rape of the Lock; 6. Timon's Villa and Chatsworth; 7. A drama of mixed feelings: the Epistle to Arbuthnot; 8. The name and nature of Dulness: proper nouns in The Dunciad; 9. Pope and the social scene; 10. Blacks and poetry and Pope; 11. The case of Pope vs. Curll; 12. Pope and his subscribers; 13. The Burlington circle in the provinces: Pope's Yorkshire friends; 14. Pope and the antiquarians; Index.

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GOR010634442
9780521418690
0521418690
Essays on Pope by Pat Rogers
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cambridge University Press
1993-08-27
284
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