Alexander Pope
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Published by A. L. Fowle in New York .
Written in English


  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744

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Statementby Leslie Stephen.
SeriesMakers of literature
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18434076M

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Selected Poetry (Oxford World's Classics) [Alexander Pope, Pat Rogers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Though critical opinion on Alexander Pope has frequently been divided, he is now regarded as the most important poet of the early eighteenth century. An invalid from infancyCited by: 6. Jul 25,  · Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man is without a doubt one of the greatest works of English Literature; the words flow beautifully and the subject is worthwhile. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. George. out of 5 /5(8). In the Spring of , Alexander Pope was born an only child to Alexander and Edith Pope. The elder Pope, a linen-draper and recent convert to Catholicism, soon moved his family from London to Binfield, Berkshire in the face of repressive, anti-Catholic legislation from Parliament. Alexander Pope, poet and satirist of the English Augustan period, best known for his poems An Essay on Criticism (), The Rape of the Lock (–14), The Dunciad (), and An Essay on Man (–34). He is one of the most epigrammatic of all English authors. Pope’s father, a wholesale linen.

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