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By Pat Rogers

Alexander Pope was once the best poet of his age and the dominant effect on eighteenth-century British poetry. His huge oeuvre, written over a thirty-year interval, encompasses satires, odes and political verse and displays the sexual, ethical and cultural problems with the realm round him, usually in incredible strains and words that have turn into a part of our language this present day. this can be the 1st review to examine the complete variety of Pope's paintings and to set it in its old and cultural context. especially commissioned essays by way of top students discover all of Pope's significant works, together with the sexual politics of The Rape of the Lock, the philosophical enquiries of An Essay on guy and the ethical Essays, and the mock-heroic of The Dunciad in its numerous types. This quantity may be crucial not just for college students and students of Pope's paintings, but additionally for all these drawn to the Augustan age.

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