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The complete critical guide to Alexander Pope

Author: Paul Baines
Publisher: London : New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Complete critical guide to English literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. The Complete Critical Guide to Alexander Pope offers a comprehensive, user-friendly introductions.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Baines
ISBN: 0415202450 9780415202459 0415202469 9780415202466
OCLC Number: 123277334
Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Life and Contexts --
a. Catholic childhood --
b. Forest retreats --
c. Literary London --
d. Kings and queens --
e. Scriblerus --
f. Epic intent --
g. Booksellers and ladies --
h. Works and days --
i. Twickenham --
j. Shakespeare --
k. Epic of Fleet Street --
l. System and satire --
m. Horace --
n. Letters --
o. Laureate in opposition --
p. One mighty Dunciad --
q. end --
Pt. II. Work --
a. Essay on Criticism --
b. Windsor-Forest --
c. Rape of the Lock --
d. Eloisa to Abelard --
e. Essay on Man --
f. Epistles to Several Persons --
g. Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot --
h. Imitations of Horace --
i. Dunciad --
Pt. III. Criticism --
a. Pope and poetry --
b. Pope and politics --
'Still Dunce the Second Reigns Like Dunce the First' --
c. Gender and body --
'In Sappho touch the Failing of the Sex' --
'He pleas'd by manly ways' --
'Such Ovid's nose' --
d. Pope in print and manuscript --
'Books and the Man'.
Series Title: Complete critical guide to English literature.
Responsibility: Paul Baines.


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