By Pat Rogers
In this concise advent to Pope’s existence and paintings, first released in 1975, the poet’s hugely winning profession as a guy of letters is visible opposed to the historical past of the Augustan age as an entire. Pat Rogers starts by means of analyzing the connection of the eighteenth-century author to his viewers, and discusses the position of fashion and versification during this. The publication covers the total of Pope’s paintings and comprises 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 accordance with broad learn, this booklet will supply literature scholars with a better appreciation and knowing of Pope’s verse and the ways that he addressed his eighteenth-century context in his paintings.
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