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

By Alexander Pope

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Synopsis:
Alexander Pope has frequently been termed the 1st precise specialist poet in English, whose dealings with the e-book exchange 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 version represents the only so much complete anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are awarded in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This version additionally encompasses a extra studying record, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.

Contents:
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Note at the Text

Pastorals
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 bathtub 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 actual Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A extra Account of the 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 quick, 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 rapid, 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 ebook of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to speedy, 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 publication of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st ebook 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 rapid, 25 March 1736
The moment Epistle of the second one e-book of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st ebook of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st publication 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 person who wouldn't be Buried in Westminster Abbey
Letter to Hugh Bethel, 19 March 1744
The Dunciad
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence

Notes
Further Reading
Biographical Index
Index of Titles
Index of First strains
Index of Correspondents

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1731 14 December, Epistle to Burlington. demise of Defoe. 1732 additional quantity of Miscellanies. dying of homosexual. 1733 January, Epistle to Bathurst; 20 February, Essay on guy, i-iii. First within the sequence of Imitations of Horace seem. dying of P's mom. 1734 2 January, Epistle to Cobham; 24 January, Essay on guy, iv. additional Horatian imitations released. 1735 January, Epistle to Arbuthnol; eight February, Epistle to a woman. moment quantity of P's Works. demise of Arbuthnot. P engineers book of his letters. xxvi 1737 1738 1740 1741 1742 1743 1744 1745 CHRONOLOGY licensed variation of P's letters.

Have been I made through a few remodeling strength The captive fowl that sings inside of thy bower! Then may possibly my voice thy listening ears hire, and that i these kisses he gets, get pleasure from. And but my numbers please the agricultural throng, tough satyrs dance, and Pan applauds the track: The nymphs, leaving behind each cave and spring, Their early fruit, and milk-white turtles0 convey; each one amorous nymph prefers her presents in useless, On you their presents are all bestowed back. For you the swains the fairest plant life layout, And in a single garland all their beauties join;0 settle for the wreath that you deserve on my own, In whom all beauties are comprised in a single.

W I N D S O R wooded area zero fifty nine zero Inglorious triumphs and cheating scars, At size nice ANNA said—'Let Discord stop! '0 She stated, the realm obeyed, and all was once peace! In that blessed second from his oozy mattress outdated Father Thames complicated his reverend head. His tresses dropped with dews, and o'er the movement His shining horns0 subtle a golden gleam: Graved on his urn seemed the moon, that courses His swelling waters, and trade tides; The figured streams in waves of silver rolled, And on their banks Augusta0 rose in gold.

Pope died on 30 may perhaps 1744, simply after his fifty-sixth birthday. His future health were deteriorating progressively, along with his bronchial asthma little alleviated by way of a quack who taken care of him for dropsy. such a lot of his outdated literary allies have been useless: fast on my own survived, bereft of virtually all his colleges, for one more yr. There begun a technique of reassessment resembling eminent authors are sure to suffer. Biographies, pamphlets, and demanding essays each other. Warburton's variation of the works in 1751 provoked clean controversy; new poems and new biographical proof persevered to emerge.

Earl Warwick make your moan, The full of life Hinchinbrook and you'll knock up whores on my own. To drink and droll be Rowe allowed until eventually the 3rd watchman's toll; permit Jervas free of charge paint, and Frowde retailer threepence and his soul. 10 Farewell Arbuthnot's raillery On each discovered sot; And Garth, the easiest sturdy Christian he, even though he understands it no longer. Lintot, farewell! thy bard needs to pass; Farewell, unsatisfied Tonson! Heaven supplies thee for thy lack of Rowe, Lean Philips, and fats Johnson. Why may still I remain? either events rage; My vixen mistress squalls; The wits in green with envy feuds interact: And Homer (damn him) calls.

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