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John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester : selected works

Author: John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of; Frank H Ellis
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The brightest star at the court of King Charles II, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647-1680), lived a life of reckless debauchery and sexual adventuring that led to his death at the age of thirty-three. He was described by Samuel Johnson as having "blazed out his youth and health in lavish voluptuousness". Rochester was also one of the wittiest and most complex poets of the seventeenth century, writing comic  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680.
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester.
London : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)606347408
Online version:
Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680.
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester.
London : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)607860519
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of; Frank H Ellis
ISBN: 0140424598 9780140424591
OCLC Number: 56644392
Notes: John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, The complete works first published 1994. This abridged and revised selection first published 2004"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 141 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Frank H. Ellis.

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The brightest star at the court of King Charles II, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647-80), lived a life of reckless debauchery and sexual adventuring that led to his death at the age of  Read more...

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