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Pope, print, and meaning

Author: James McLaverty
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2001
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Offers fresh insights into Pope's self-presentation and his relation to his readers: he emerges as a figure marginalized socially, politically, and sexually, who gambles with his private life in  Read more...


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Named Person: Alexander Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McLaverty
ISBN: 0198184972 9780198184973
OCLC Number: 1015083480
Description: VI, 257 p. ill. 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations ; Short Titles ; 1. Introduction ; 2. The Rape of the Lock: From Miscellany Endpiece to Illustrated Independence ; 3. The Works of 1717: Building a Monument ; 4. The Dunciad Variorum: The Limits of Dialogue ; 5. An Essay on Man and Harte's Essay on Reason: Title-pages and Implied Authorship ; 6. The First and Second Satires of the Second Book of Horace: Parallel Texts ; 7. To Arbuthnot and Sober Advice: Revision, Sexuality, and the Public Sphere ; 8. The Works of 1735-6: Pope's Notes ; Works Cited ; Index
Responsibility: James McLaverty.


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McLaverty's book describes the ways in which Pope used the resources of print - typography, headpieces and tailpieces, title pages, annotations, illustrations - to control the reception of his work Read more...

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