Essays On Pope by Pat RogersEssays On Pope by Pat Rogers

Essays On Pope

byPat Rogers

Paperback | April 27, 2006

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Leading literary historian and eighteenth-century specialist Pat Rogers has long been recognized as an authority on Alexander Pope. This book addresses the many facets of the poet's world and work, presenting a substantial new essay on "Pope and the antiquarians" alongside considerably revised versions of essays published in journals, which together cover most of Pope's major writing. Essays on Pope gathers for the first time the best work on this celebrated author by one of the foremost critics, and is an indispensable resource for scholars of eighteenth-century literature.
Title:Essays On PopeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:April 27, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521026199

ISBN - 13:9780521026192


Table of Contents

1. Pope and the syntax of satire; 2. The politics of style; 3. Form and pattern in the Pastorals; 4. Windsor-Forest, Britannia and river poetry; 5. Faery lore and The Rape of the Lock; 6. Timon's Villa and Chatsworth; 7. A drama of mixed feelings: the Epistle to Arbuthnot; 8. The name and nature of Dulness: proper nouns in The Dunciad; 9. Pope and the social scene; 10. Blacks and poetry and Pope; 11. The case of Pope vs. Curll; 12. Pope and his subscribers; 13. The Burlington circle in the provinces: Pope's Yorkshire friends; 14. Pope and the antiquarians; Index.

Editorial Reviews

" is reminded of how much of Rogers's work has been antiquarian in the best sense, the collecting of facts that help us collect our thoughts." John Sitter, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900