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Memoirs of the Life of William Shakespeare: With an Essay Toward the ... - Page 209
by Richard Grant White - 1866 - 425 pages
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William Shakespeare: 1753-1765

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 568 pages
...a superior agent. Hortensio. Mr Pope has given some encouragement to this notion where he says — 'The poetry of Shakespeare is inspiration indeed :...so much an imitator as an instrument of nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks thro' him.'1 Aspasia. These distinctions...
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Neo-Classical Dramatic Criticism 1560-1770

Thora Burnley Jones, Bernard De Bear Nicol - Drama - 1976 - 188 pages
...Originality is also granted to Shakespeare in the frequently quoted passage: 'The Poetry of Shakespeare was Inspiration indeed: he is not so much an Imitator as an Instrument of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks thro' him.'4 This could be read...
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The Critical Reception of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra from 1607 to 1905

Michael Steppat - Drama - 1980 - 619 pages
...the artistic mediation to almost disappear from critical consciousness: The Poetry of Shake spear was Inspiration indeed: he is not so much an Imitator, as an Instrument, of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks thro' him. This universal admiration...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro - Drama - 1991 - 203 pages
...any author deserved the name of an original, it was Shakespeare. . . . The poetry of Shakespeare was inspiration indeed: he is not so much an imitator, as an instrument, of Nature."59 He builds here on Rowe, who wrote that "Shakespeare, on the other hand, was beholding to...
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Haydn and His World

Elaine R. Sisman - Music - 1997 - 474 pages
...Shakespeare, that "If ever any author deserved the name of an Original, it was Shakespear [sic]. . . . [H]e is not so much an Imitator, as an Instrument of Nature. . . . "36 An anonymous German pamphlet of 1753 appeared in Frankfurt and Leipzig that described Shakespeare...
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Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the Eighteenth Century

Joanna Gondris - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 379 pages
...plays reveal their author's mind (42). Pope prefers Shakespeare to Homer: "The Poetry of Shakespear was Inspiration indeed; he is not so much an Imitator, as an Instrument of Nature." Shakespeare "seems to have known the world by Intuition, to have look'd thro' humane nature at one...
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Victorian Appropriations of Shakespeare: George Eliot, A.C. Swinburne ...

Robert Sawyer - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 172 pages
...of Nature. Pope strikes a similar note about Shakespeare's "Nature": "The Poetry of Shakespear was Inspiration indeed: he is not so much an Imitator, as an Instrument, of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks thro' him" (Pope [1743-44] 1969,...
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Motives for Allusion: Context and Content in Nineteenth-century Music

Christopher A. Reynolds - Music - 2003 - 230 pages
...any author deserved the name of an Original, it was Shakespear. . . . The poetry of Shakespear was inspiration indeed: he is not so much an Imitator, as an Instrument of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say he speaks from her, as that she speaks through him. — ALEXANDER POPE1 Why...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to English And American Literature

Elizabeth Kantor - Political Science - 2006 - 278 pages
...Shakespeare edition, "Homer himself drew not his art so immediately from the fountains of nature ... he is not so much an imitator as an instrument of nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her as that she speaks through him. . . . His characters...
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Shakespeare: una "Tempesta" dopo l'altra

Laura Di Michele - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 359 pages
...Wit, tradizione che è continuata nei secoli successivi tanto che Pope definirà Shakespeare original: "He is not so much an imitator as an instrument of Nature; and 'tis not so just to say that he speaks from her, as that she speaks through him. His characters are...
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