Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope, in two volumes
Taylor & Francis, 2004 - 432 pages
This three-volume set reprints Joseph Warton's "An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope," along with other responses to Pope, and to Warton. The collection brings together significant documents both in the formation of eighteenth century opinion of Pope and in the development of criticism during the century. A new introduction by the editor, and an appendix discussing the revisions between editions of Warton's" Essay" make this set especially valuable to the researcher.
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