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An essay on woman

Author: John Wilkes; Thomas Potter; Arthur H Cash
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, ©2000.
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John Wilkes has been associated with freedom of expression since 1763 when Parliament prosecuted him for printing number 45 of the "North Briton", "a false, scandalous and seditious libel". He was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Parodies, imitations, etc
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilkes, John, 1725-1797.
Essay on woman.
New York : AMS Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606543476
Named Person: John Wilkes; Alexander Pope; John Wilkes; John Wilkes; John Wilkes; Thomas Potter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilkes; Thomas Potter; Arthur H Cash
ISBN: 0404635369 9780404635367
OCLC Number: 43114201
Description: xii, 200 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Short Titles --
Historical Introduction --
John Wilkes --
Thomas Potter --
William and Gertrude Warburton --
The Hell-fire Club --
The Essay on Woman --
Politics --
North Briton No. 45, The Making of a Hero --
Printing the Essay, Discovery, Conspiracy --
Trials, Duel, Escape --
Textual Introduction --
The Base-text --
The Legal Manuscripts --
Copy-text for the Pope Poems --
Non-authoritative Editions --
Principles of this Edition --
An Essay on Man and An Essay on Woman --
The Title Page --
Advertisement by the Editor --
The essay by William Warburton --
The imitation by John Wilkes --
The Design --
The comment by Alexander Pope --
The imitation by John Wilkes --
Essay on Man and Essay on Woman, lines 1-94 --
The poem by Alexander Pope --
The parody by Thomas Potter and John Wilkes --
Universal Prayer --
The poem by Alexander Pope --
The parody by John Wilkes --
The Dying Christian to His Soul and The Dying Lover to His Prick --
The poem by Alexander Pope --
The parody by John Wilkes --
The Veni Creator or The Maid's Prayer --
Critical Apparatus --
Authorship --
The Lost Manuscript --
Proofs and Revises --
Reconstruction of Wilkes's Book --
The Forged Lines --
Wilkes's Title Page --
Pope's Frontispiece --
The Veni Creator Spiritus.
Responsibility: by John Wilkes and Thomas Potter ; a reconstruction of a lost book, with a historical essay on the writing, printing, and suppressing of this "blasphemous and obscene" work by Arthur H. Cash.

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