Essay on Man and Other Poems
Courier Corporation, 27 kwi 2012 - 112
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 more.
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.
The Rape of the Lock 17121714
Essay on Man 17331734
To Richard Boyle Earl of Burlington 1731
Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot 1735
Engraved on the Collar of a Dog
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ALEXANDER POPE alike ancient angels Bavius beauty Belinda blessing blest bliss breast breath Catiline creatures critics Dæmons e'er Earl of Burlington earth ease Epistle Essay on Criticism eyes fair fame fate faults fix'd fools gives glory gnome grace hair hand happiness head heart Heaven honour John Dennis judge kings knave laws learn'd learning live lock lord maid man's mankind mind mortal mourn Muse Nature Nature's ne'er never numbers nymph o'er once pain Parnassian Parnassus parterre passions pleased pleasure POEMS poet Pope praise pride proud Queen rage reason rise rules Sappho self-love sense shade shine smiles soft soul spirits spleen spread sprites sylphs taste taught tears Thalestris thee things thou trembling true truth Umbriel vanity vice virtue Walt Whitman weak whate'er whole wings wise write