Poems Collected

Read Books, 2008 - 424 Seiten
This rare book contains a wonderful collection of Pope best poetry, including: An Essay on Criticism, Windsor Forest, The Rape of the Lock, Epistle to Burlington, The Dunciad, and others. Widely hailed as the most influential of the early 18th century poets, Alexander Pope was an invalid from his infancy and directed his passion towards literary efforts, writing poetry that illustrated his masterful poetic ability and prolific insight into the human condition. Alexander Pope (1688 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. This rare book has been elected for republication due to its historic and literary value, proudly republished here with an original biography of its author."

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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.

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