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Alexander Pope; the education of genius, 1688-1728.

Author: Peter Quennell
Publisher: New York, Stein and Day [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The close relationship between Pope's personal life, particularly his physical health and the long-lasting effects of an adolescent illness, and his writing career are traced meticulously. His literary associations are also carefully scrutinized and the influence of each on his various writings are explored in this study.
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1688-1728
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quennell, Peter, 1905-1993.
Alexander Pope; the education of genius, 1688-1728.
New York, Stein and Day [1968]
(OCoLC)654401352
Named Person: Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Quennell
OCLC Number: 355909
Description: 278 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Martha and Teresa Blount --
Arabella Fermor / Sykes --
Robert Lord Petre --
Alexander Pope / Charles Jervas --
Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke --
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu / Johnathan Richardson --
Pope's Villa --
Stanton Harcourt --
Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington / George Knapton --
Burlington House --
Allen Bathurst / Sir Godfrey Kneller --
Pope's Seat at Cirencester Park --
A Plan of Pope's gardens at Twickenham --
Pope in this Grotto --
Pope's Shell Temple --
Mrs Howard / Charles Jervas --
Marble Hill --
Lady Bolingbroke --
Jonathan Swift, bust by Roubiliac --
Joseph Spence an engraving by Vertue --
Buildings in a court off Grub Street --
Pope during the last decade of his life / Jonathan Richardson.

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The close relationship between Pope's personal life, particularly his physical health and the long-lasting effects of an adolescent illness, and his writing career are traced meticulously. His literary associations are also carefully scrutinized and the influence of each on his various writings are explored in this study.

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