Literary Criticism of Alexander Pope

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University of Nebraska Press, 1965 - Literature - 181 pages

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Contents

Preface to the Works of 1717
23
From Popes Correspondence
29
Of the Art of Sinking in Poetry
43
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About the author (1965)

Satirical poet Alexander Pope was born in London on May 21, 1688. He was educated by private tutors. Many consider Pope to be the greatest poet of his time, and he also wrote commentaries and translations, he is best known for such poems as The Rape of the Lock and The Duncaid. Pope was the first English poet to make a substantial amount of money from his writing. Pope died on May 30, 1744.

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