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Pope, Alexander 1688-1744

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An essay on man by Alexander Pope( )

663 editions published between 1376 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 7,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Voltaire called it "the most sublime didactic poem ever written in any language." Rousseau rhapsodized about its intellectual consolations. Kant recited long passages of it from memory during his lectures. And Adam Smith and David Hume drew inspiration from it in their writings. This was Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (1733-34), a masterpiece of philosophical poetry, one of the most important and controversial works of the Enlightenment, and one of the most widely read, imitated, and discussed poems of eighteenth-century Europe and America. This volume, which presents the first major new edition of the poem in more than fifty years, introduces this essential work to a new generation of readers, recapturing the excitement and illuminating the debates it provoked from the moment of its publication. Echoing Milton's purpose in Paradise Lost, Pope says his aim in An Essay on Man is to "vindicate the ways of God to man"--To explain the existence of evil and explore man's place in the universe. In a comprehensive introduction, Tom Jones describes the poem as an investigation of the fundamental question of how people should behave in a world they experience as chaotic, but which they suspect to be orderly from some higher point of view. The introduction provides a thorough discussion of the poem's attitudes, themes, composition, context, and reception, and reassesses the work's place in history. Extensive annotations to the text explain references and allusions. The result is the most accessible, informative, and reader-friendly edition of the poem in decades and an invaluable book for students and scholars of eighteenth-century literature and thought."--
An essay on man : in four epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke : to which is added, the universal prayer by Alexander Pope( Book )

157 editions published between 1788 and 1981 in English and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( )

62 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey of Homer : Translated from the Greek, by Alexander Pope, Esq. by Homer( )

101 editions published between 1753 and 1796 in English and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on criticism by Alexander Pope( )

271 editions published between 1711 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an elaborate introductory study
The rape of the lock by Alexander Pope( Book )

272 editions published between 1714 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member 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 Iliad : of Homer. Translated by Mr. Pope by Homer( )

69 editions published between 1718 and 1796 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

328 editions published between 1716 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ill. by John Gilbert
An essay on criticism : with introductory and explanatory notes by Alexander Pope( )

10 editions published between 1711 and 2012 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite its somewhat dry title, this text is not a musty prose dissection of literary criticism. Instead, the piece takes the shape of a long poem in which Pope, at the very peak of his powers, takes merciless aim at many of the best-known writers of his day. The epitome of the subtle but lethal wit Alexander Pope has come to be celebrated for, ""An Essay on Criticism"" is a fun and enlightening read for Brit-lit fans
An essay on man : In four epistles. By Alexander Pope Esq by Alexander Pope( )

76 editions published between 1750 and 2018 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Mr. Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( )

111 editions published between 1717 and 2018 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey by Homer( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of the finest works of literature in the Western canon, Homer's Odyssey is a masterpiece of classical epic poetry. The tale follows the travels of the Greek hero Odysseus as he strives to return to his homeland after waging battle in the Trojan War. Long presumed dead after a 20-year absence, Odysseus finally returns to his native Ithaca and is forced to fight to resume his long-lost life and save his family from ruin. The Odyssey is a can't-miss experience for
The complete poetical works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains poems by Alexander Pope, 18th-century English poet best known for his satirical verse and use of heroic couplet
The rape of the lock : an heroi-comical poem. In five canto's. Written by Mr. Pope by Alexander Pope( )

68 editions published between 1714 and 1723 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the extraordinary life, works, and discoveries of Martinus Scriblerus by Alexander Pope( Book )

52 editions published between 1725 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this merciless attack on eighteenth-century society, Alexander Pope expertly satirses the blind reliance on false learning that was then so prevalent. By taking one ambitious father and his determination to do everything in his power to produce a child of genius, Pope exposes the true folly of the men of his age and their absurd veneration of the ancients. And as this hallowed child grows into a man, it becomes clear that instead of being the scholar his father so desired, he is simply the inevitable offspring of a laughable generation of pseudo-intellecturals and literati"--Cover
Poetical works by Alexander Pope( Book )

46 editions published between 1925 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistles to several persons (Moral essays) by Alexander Pope( Book )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the use of riches, an epistle to the Right Honorable Allen lord Bathurst by Alexander Pope( )

89 editions published between 1732 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on man : in four epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke by Alexander Pope( Book )

110 editions published between 1788 and 2017 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of the lock : an heroi-comical poem in five cantos by Alexander Pope( Book )

80 editions published between 1714 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hideous crime is committed at a fashionable London society gathering. The victim is the beautiful, innocent Belinda, her attacker is the dastardly Baron, and his weapon of choice is a pair of scissors ... Pope's mock-epic is the sharp and witty tale of the most famous bad hair day in the history of literature
 
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An essay on criticism An essay on criticism : with introductory and explanatory notes
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The poems of Alexander PopeAn essay on criticismThe rape of the lockAn essay on criticism : with introductory and explanatory notesOdysseyMemoirs of the extraordinary life, works, and discoveries of Martinus ScriblerusPoetical worksThe rape of the lock : an heroi-comical poem in five cantos
Alternative Names
Aleksandar Poup

Aleksanderis Poupas

Aleksandr Pop

Aleksandrs Poups 18. gadsimta angļu dzejnieks un tulkotājs

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope anglický básník, satirik a překladatel

Alexander Pope Brits auteur

Alexander Pope engelsk poet

Alexander Pope englischer Dichter, Übersetzer und Schriftsteller

Alexander Pope English poet

Alexander Pope Penyajak Inggeris

Alexander Pope poeta angielski

Alexander Pope poeta inglés

Alexander Pope poeta inglese

Alexander Pope poète anglais

Baker J.

Baker, J. 1688-1744

Barnivelt Esdras

Barnivelt, Esdras 1688-1744

Hackney Iscariot

Hackney, Iscariot 1688-1744

Hacney, Iscariot

Hacney Iscariot 1688-1744

Pop, Aleksandr

Pop, Alexander 1688-1744

Popas Aleksanderis

Pope.

Pope 1688-1744

Pope A.

Pope A. 1688-1744

Pope, Al 1688-1744

Pope Alessandro

Pope Alessandro 1688-1744

Pope Alexander

Pope, Alexander, I

Pope, Alexandre

Pope Alexandre 1688-1744

Pope the Poet

Popii, Aleksander

Popiĭ, Aleksandr 1688-1744

Poup, Aleksander

Poup, Aleksandr 1688-1744

Scribler, Martin.

Scribler, Martin 1688-1744

Scriblerus 1688-1744

Scriblerus Martinus

Scriblerus, Martinus 1688-1744

The select poetical works of Alexander Pope, 1848

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Александар Поуп

Александар Поуп енглески песник

Александер Поуп

Александр Поуп английский поэт

Александър Поуп

Аляксандр Поп

Поп А.

Поп А. 1688-1744

Поп Александр

Попе А

Попе А. 1688-1744

Попе, Александр

Поуп А.

Поуп А. 1688-1744

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אלכסנדר פופ

פופ, אלכסנדר 1688-1744

ألكسندر بوب

الکساندر پوپ

الیگزنڈر پوپ

ئەلێکسەندەر پۆپ

अलेक्जेंडर पोप

अलेक्झांडर पोप

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ਐਲੈਗਜ਼ੈਂਡਰ ਪੋਪ

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알렉산더 포프

포프, 알렉산더 1688-1744

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