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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744

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The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23754358M

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Jul 25,  · Alexander Pope was both extremely bright and blessed with a graceful writing style;these two assets were combined and put to good use on a topic of keen personal interest to all readers. I found the footnotes provided by the book's editor, Tom Jones, to be quite helpful. However, his introductory essay, while intelligent, seemed to me to be too /5(8). In the Spring of , Alexander Pope was born an only child to Alexander and Edith Pope. The elder Pope, a linen-draper and recent convert to Catholicism, soon moved his family from London to Binfield, Berkshire in the face of repressive, anti-Catholic legislation from Parliament. Alexander Pope, poet and satirist of the English Augustan period, best known for his poems An Essay on Criticism (), The Rape of the Lock (–14), The Dunciad (), and An Essay on Man (–34). He is one of the most epigrammatic of all English authors. Pope’s father, a wholesale linen. The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by Himself and Others. to Which Are Added, a New Life of the Author, an Estimate of His Poetical Character and Writings, and Occasional R. Alexander Pope $ - $

Pope was born in London to Alexander Pope (senior, a linen merchant) and Edith Pope (née Turner), who were both Catholics. Pope's education was affected by the penal law in force at the time upholding the status of the established Church of England, which banned Catholics from teaching on pain of perpetual imprisonment. Alexander Pope was born on May 21, , in London, England, to Alexander and Edith Pope. His Roman Catholic father was a linen merchant. His family moved out of London and settled in Binfield in Windsor Forest around Pope had little formal schooling. About Alexander Pope. Alexander Pope was born in in London, England. His father, a linen merchant, moved his family to Binfield in Windsor Forest after the Glorious Revolution of , where Pope received little schooling, educating himself largely through reading. The Dunciad: Book I. by Alexander Mighty Mother and her son who brings The Smithfield muses to the ear of kings I sing. Say you her instruments the great. Page26%(1).

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