By Pat Rogers
In this concise creation to Pope’s lifestyles and paintings, first released in 1975, the poet’s hugely profitable profession as a guy of letters is visible opposed to the historical past of the Augustan age as a complete. Pat Rogers starts by way of reading the connection of the eighteenth-century author to his viewers, and discusses the function of favor 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 line with wide study, 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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