By Pat Rogers
In this concise creation to Pope’s existence and paintings, first released in 1975, the poet’s hugely profitable profession as a guy of letters is obvious opposed to the historical past of the Augustan age as a complete. Pat Rogers starts off via studying the connection of the eighteenth-century author to his viewers, and discusses the position of fashion and versification during this. The publication covers the entire of Pope’s paintings and contains not just the translations of Homer and such minor poems as The Temple of Fame, but in addition the prose, either drama and correspondence. in response to huge learn, this booklet will offer literature scholars with a better appreciation and realizing of Pope’s verse and the ways that he addressed his eighteenth-century context in his paintings.
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An Introduction to Pope (Routledge Revivals) by Pat Rogers