Download Essay on Man and Other Poems PDF by Alexander Pope

Download Essay on Man and Other Poems PDF by Alexander Pope

Essay on Man and Other Poems

Considered the preeminent verse satirist in English, Alexander Pope 1688 1744 brought wide learning, devastating wit and masterly technique to his poems Models of clarity and control, they exemplified the classical poetics of the Augustan age.This volume contains a rich selection of Pope s work, including such well known poems as the title selection a philosophical me Considered the preeminent verse satirist in English, Alexander Pope 1688 1744 brought wide learning, devastating wit and masterly technique to his poems Models of clarity and control, they exemplified the classical poetics of the Augustan age.This volume contains a rich selection of Pope s work, including such well known poems as the title selection a philosophical meditation on the nature of the universe and man s place in it and The Rape of the Lock, a mock epic of rare charm and skill Also included are Ode on Solitude, The Dying Christian to His Soul, Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady, An Essay on Criticism, Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog, Epistle IV to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington Of the Use of Riches, Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot or, Prologue to the Satires and .Taken together, these poems offer an excellent sampling of Pope s imaginative genius and the felicitous blending of word, idea and image that earned him a place among the leading lights of 18th century literature

Title : Essay on Man and Other Poems
Author :  Alexander Pope
Language : English
Isbn : 0486280535
Format : Paperback
Pages : 112 pages

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