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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
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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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