Alexander Pope: The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)

By Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope has usually been termed the 1st actual specialist poet in English, whose dealings with the ebook alternate helped to supply the literary industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant collection of Pope's most crucial paintings, the texts are awarded in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This variation represents the one so much accomplished anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are provided in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This version additionally encompasses a additional studying checklist, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.

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An Essay on Criticism
Sappho to Phaon
Epistle to overlook Blount, with the Works of Voiture
Windsor Forest
The Guardian,no. 173
The spouse of tub from Chaucer
The Rape of the Lock
To Belinda at the Rape of the Lock
Letter to Martha Blount, November 1714
The Temple of Fame
A Farewell to London within the yr 1715
Epistle to Mr Jervas
Epistle to overlook Blount, on her Leaving the city after the Coronation
A complete and precise Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A extra Account of the situation of Edmund Curll
Letter to Lord Burlington, November 1716
Eloisa to Abelard
Elegy to the reminiscence of an unlucky Lady
Letter to Teresa and Martha Blount, September 1717
Letter to woman Mary Wortley Montagu, 1718
The Iliad, publication XVIII
To Mr Gay
To Mr Addison
Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford
Letter to speedy, August 1723
Letter to Martha Blount, 22 June 1724
Preface to the Works of Shakespeare
Peri Bathous, or the paintings of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to fast, 28 November 1729
Epitaph meant for Sir Isaac Newton
An Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
An Epistle to Allen Lord Bathurst
The First Satire of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to quick, 20 April 1733
The Fourth Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
An Epistle to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham
The moment Satire of the second one e-book of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st e-book of Horace Imitated within the demeanour of Mr Pope
Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot
An Epistle to a Lady
The moment Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
Letter to speedy, 25 March 1736
The moment Epistle of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one e-book of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st e-book of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st ebook of Horace Imitated
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion I
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion II
Epigram Engraved at the Collar of a Dog
Epitaph for one that wouldn't be Buried in Westminster Abbey
Letter to Hugh Bethel, 19 March 1744
The Dunciad
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence

Further Reading
Biographical Index
Index of Titles
Index of First traces
Index of Correspondents

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