An Essay on Man

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Methuen, 1950 - Human beings - 186 pages
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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Pope. Pope is very interesting read, purely because of the history of his life, and he status in England when he wrote this 'Essay'. Essay on man cannot really be called an 'essay' it is a poem. But ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emre - Goodreads

I cannot define it essay, it is a poem that I read in the Survey of English Literature class. Unlike other works by English writers, I could not enjoy the content. Even now I find it hard to follow ... Read full review

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About the author (1950)

Satirical poet Alexander Pope was born in London on May 21, 1688. He was educated by private tutors. Many consider Pope to be the greatest poet of his time, and he also wrote commentaries and translations, he is best known for such poems as The Rape of the Lock and The Duncaid. Pope was the first English poet to make a substantial amount of money from his writing. Pope died on May 30, 1744.