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Alexander Pope

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ISBN-10: 0521290511

ISBN-13: 9780521290517

Edition: 1976

Authors: Yasmine Gooneratne

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Description:

Professor Gooneratne shows how Pope's best and most deeply-felt verse expresses the living values of the Age of Enlightenment.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/16/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.39" wide x 8.46" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Yasmine Gooneratne was born in Sri Lanka, and finished her studies in the UK. She won acclaim as a critic and has published several works of literary criticism and one previous novel. The Sweet and Simple Kind is her first novel to be available in the UK.

Introductory
'The liberty of borrowing'
'Common town-wits and downright country fools'
'The varying verse, the full resounding line'
'"�And energy divine'
'The life of a wit is a warfare upon earth'
'That not in fancy's maze he wander'd long, but stoop'd to truth"�'
'"�And moraliz'd his song'
'A true satyrist'
Index of passages quoted