Pope, Alexander 1688-1744
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Most widely held works by Alexander Pope
The Iliad of Homer by Homer ( Book )
791 editions published between 1715 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,247 libraries worldwide
Pope spent his formative years as a poet translating Homer, beginning with the Iliad, and in his translation he successfully found a style that answers the sublimity and grace of Homer. Steven Shankman provides scholarly critical apparatus for this Penguin English Poets edition, which is based on the 1743 edition that contains the poet's final revisions. Pope's Preface and the three indexes are also included.
The rape of the lock by Alexander Pope ( Book )
400 editions published between 1714 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
"Presents a collection of poems by seventeenth-century English poet Alexander Pope, including the title work, a satire of a heroic epic."
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer ( Book )
521 editions published between 1725 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the perilous ten-year journey of Odysseus from the battlefields of Troy to his home in Ithaca.
The poetical works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
587 editions published between 1716 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Poems by Alexander Pope ( Book )
51 editions published between 1777 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
An essay on man by Alexander Pope ( Book )
1,792 editions published between 1708 and 2008 in 16 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
"The Science of Human Nature is, like all other Sciences, reduced to a few, clear points; There are not many certain Truths in this World. It is therefore in the Anatomy of the Mind, as in that of the Body, more Good will accrue to mankind by attending to the large, open, and perceptible parts, than by studying too much such finer nerves and vessels as will for ever escape our observation. The Essay on Man, to use the Author's own words, is a perfect system of ethics, in which definition he included religion. hence it is that the first Epistle regards man with respect to the Lord and governor of the universe; as the second, with respect to himself; the third, to society, and the fourth to happiness. Having therefore formed and finished his Essay in this view, he was much mortified whenever he found it considered in any other; or as a part and introduction only to a larger work. Concerning the universal prayer, which concludes the Essay, the author composed that prayer as the sum of all, to show that his system was founded in free will and terminated in piety. This edition includes numerous responses and answers to Pope's Essay on man"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved).
Poems of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
49 editions published between 1810 and 1990 in English and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
The complete poetical works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
36 editions published between 1843 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
The Dunciad by Alexander Pope ( Book )
340 editions published between 1727 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
"This is a new edition of The Dunciad in Four Books of 1743, the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this new edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern commentary. Accessibly presented on the same page as Pope's text are explanatory notes, written in a clear style adapted to the needs of undergraduate readers, but full enough to address the interests of scholars."--BOOK JACKET.
Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
67 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
"Pope's letters are fascinating documents, apart from his importance as a poet. Highly revealing of his character - they also comprise a body of writing of interest for an understanding of his times: its personalities, its plots, its tragedies and exiles, its loves, its scandals, the movement of its religious, political, and philosophical ideas, its sense of poetry, and its notions of poetic craft and genre." "George Sherburn's scholarly five-volume Collected Correspondence is the necessary basis for any new edition. The collection presented here is in the first place a balanced and varied selection from Sherburn. Since 1956, however, many new letters have been discovered, and this volume includes most of them. Many are among Pope's best, though they have till now been scattered in learned journals." "This selection supplies an introduction, a commentary on each letter identifying allusions and quotations (with translations where necessary), and thematic and biographical indexes."--BOOK JACKET.
Literary criticism of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Epistles to several persons (Moral essays) by Alexander Pope ( Book )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Correspondence by Alexander Pope ( Book )
10 editions published between 1822 and 1956 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Selected works by Alexander Pope ( Book )
9 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
The best of Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
19 editions published between 1929 and 1946 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
The works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope ( Book )
267 editions published between 1717 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 libraries worldwide
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Minor poems by Alexander Pope ( Book )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Selected poetry & prose by Alexander Pope ( Book )
13 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
The works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ... with his last corrections, additions, and improvements : together with all his notes by Alexander Pope ( Book )
557 editions published between 1715 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 libraries worldwide
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An essay on criticism by Alexander Pope ( Book )
309 editions published between 1711 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 427 libraries worldwide
With an elaborate introductory study.
Achilles (Greek mythology) Aesthetics Art appreciation Authors, English Authors and publishers Authors and readers Bibliography Biography Criticism Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dryden, John,--1631-1700 Dunciad (Pope, Alexander) Early works England England--London English literature English poetry Epic poetry, Greek Epistolary poetry, English Great Britain Greek language--Translating into English History Homer Homes Human beings Iliad (Homer) Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Intellectual life Language and languages Learning and scholarship Literature Literature and society Literature publishing Odysseus (Greek mythology) Parodies, imitations, etc. Poetry Poets, English Political and social views Politics and literature Pope, Alexander,--1688-1744 Records and correspondence Satire, English Swift, Jonathan,--1667-1745 Translating and interpreting Translations Trojan War Verse satire, English Women Women and literature Women as literary characters
Alexander Pope 1688-1744
Barnivelt, Esdras, 1688-1744
Hacney, Iscariot, 1688-1744
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Pope, Al. 1688-1744
Pope, Alessandro, 1688-1744
Pope, Alexander, I 1688-1744
Pope, Alexandre 1688-1744
Pope the Poet 1688-1744
Popiĭ, Aleksandr, 1688-1744
Poup, Aleksandr, 1688-1744
Pseud. Baker, J. 1688-1744
Pseud. Barnivelt, Esdras 1688-1744
Pseud. Hackney, Iscariot 1688-1744
Pseud. Scriblerus, Martinus 1688-1744
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