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Pope, Alexander 1688-1744

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The Odyssey by Homer( )

568 editions published between 1713 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 8,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Alexander Pope's translation of The Odyssey along with discussions about Pope's translation and notes about the Odyssey
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

690 editions published between 1717 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 6,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most importantly, this edition makes available for the first time in paperback Pope's notes in their entirety, enabling us to observe one poetic genius illuminate the work of another
An essay on man by Alexander Pope( Book )

674 editions published between 1376 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,500 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."--
Poems by Alexander Pope( )

110 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presentation of Pope's poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, is the only one-volume edition that can lay claim to completeness and accuracy of text. It presents the corpus of Pope's poetry as printed in the highly praised Twickenham Edition, except for the 1712 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early versions of phrases preserved in the critical apparatus of the six-volume work. Pope's notes to his poems are included, as well as a generous selection of the copious annotation in the Twickenham text. This reduced version of the unsurpassed standard edition of Pope -- one of the great achievements of modern English scholarship -- will be essential to both students and scholars. The publishers are surely right in claiming that this should for long remain the standard one-volume edition of Pope's poems. The Twickenham edition, now pausing for breath before plunging into the Homer translations, has been a splendid achievement, and Professor Butt's distillation of the long labors of his fellow editors is most commendable. - Back cover
An essay on man : in four epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke : to which is added, the universal prayer by Alexander Pope( Book )

177 editions published between 1788 and 1981 in English and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of the lock by Alexander Pope( Book )

314 editions published between 1722 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,259 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 by Homer( )

107 editions published between 1715 and 1796 in English and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on criticism by Alexander Pope( )

308 editions published between 1711 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an elaborate introductory study
An essay on man by Alexander Pope( )

133 editions published between 1745 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,958 WorldCat member 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)
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( )

93 editions published between 1759 and 1812 in English and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on man : address'd to a friend. Part I by Alexander Pope( )

91 editions published between 1733 and 2018 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on man by Alexander Pope( )

99 editions published between 1745 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of the lock, 1714 by Alexander Pope( )

113 editions published between 1714 and 1970 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

340 editions published between 1716 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1753 and 2012 in English and held by 1,338 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
The works of Alexander Pope, esq. by Alexander Pope( )

108 editions published between 1751 and 2018 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetical works by Alexander Pope( Book )

63 editions published between 1903 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,217 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
Sober advice from Horace : to the young gentlemen about town by Alexander Pope( )

88 editions published between 1734 and 1755 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One thousand seven hundred and thirty eight. A dialogue something like Horace by Alexander Pope( )

80 editions published between 1738 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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An essay on criticism An essay on criticism : with introductory and explanatory notes
The IliadAn essay on manPoemsThe rape of the lockAn essay on criticismAn essay on criticism : with introductory and explanatory notesPoetical works
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Aleksandar Poup

Aleksanderis Poupas

Aleksandr Pop

Aleksandrs Poups 18. gadsimta angļu dzejnieks un tulkotājs

Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope Brits auteur

Alexander Pope engelsk poet

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Alexander Pope poeta angielski

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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, Alexander 1688-1744


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Pope A.

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Pope , Alessandro

Pope Alessandro 1688-1744

Pope Alexander

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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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אלכסנדר פופ

פופ, אלכסנדר 1688-1744

ألكسندر بوب

الکساندر پوپ

الیگزنڈر پوپ

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अलेक्जेंडर पोप

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알렉산더 포프

포프, 알렉산더 1688-1744



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