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Twickenham edition of the poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

Twickenham edition of the poems of Alexander Pope

by Alexander Pope

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeneral editor: John Butt.
ContributionsSutherland, James, 1900-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13754720M

A splendid presentation of Pope’s poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this 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 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early Brand: Yale University Press. The last complete edition of Pope’s works completed its publication in , and the last full edition of the poems in The new edition of the poetry, while owing a debt to the mid-twentieth-century Twickenham edition, will incorporate modern scholarship and ground its text in recent editorial theory in order to present for the first.

Alexander Pope was born in the City of London on 21 May He was the son of a linen merchant, also Alexander Pope (), and his wife Edith, née Turner (). He was educated privately by family members, priests, and at clandestine Catholic schools.   A splendid presentation of Pope's poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this 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 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early versions 4/5().

  “Alexander Pope is the most famous resident of Twickenham but there is no palpable physical reminder of that in the landscape. We wanted to create a tribute to him,” said Graham Henderson from. Alexander Pope, (born , London, England—died , Twickenham, near London), poet and satirist of the English Augustan period, best known for his poems An Essay on Criticism (), The Rape of the Lock (–14), The Dunciad (), and An Essay on Man (–34). He is one of the most epigrammatic of all English authors. Pope’s father, a wholesale linen merchant.


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Twickenham edition of the poems of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope Download PDF EPUB FB2

This one-volume reprint of all the authentic original poems of Alexander Pope, first published inderives from the Twickenham Edition, the recognized standard text of Pope's poetry. It is exhaustive, even down to containing early versions of lines like the verses on "Atticus" which ended up years later in the "Epistle to Dr.

Arbuthnot /5(11). The Twickenham Edition of the Poems of Alexander Pope has remained the standard edition for more than a generation. Offering the complete poems this work is the single most authoritative collection available.

Set in a descriptive background of eighteenth-century life, the poetry is placed in its historical context, providing th reader not only with the masterpieces of one of England's most Author: John Butt. the poems of alexander pope. volume iv: imitations of horace: with an epistle to dr.

arbuthnot, and, the epilogue to the satires (the twickenham edition of the poems of alexander pope) pope, alexander, [author]; butt, john, [editor vol.

iv). Book Description. The Twickenham Edition of the Poems of Alexander Pope has remained the standard edition for more than a generation. Offering the complete poems this work is the single most authoritative collection available. Set in a descriptive background of eighteenth-century life, the poetry is placed in its historical context, providing th reader not only with the masterpieces of one of.

Alexander Pope's collected poems / by: Pope, Alexander, Published: () Selected poems of Alexander Pope / by: Pope, Alexander, Published: () Verses on the grotto at Twickenham By Mr. Pope. Attempted in Latin and Greek. To which is added, Horti Popiani: ode sapphica. A splendid presentation of Pope’s poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this 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 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early.

A splendid presentation of Pope’s poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this 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 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early versions of phrases preserved in the critical apparatus. The Twickenham Edition of the Poems of Alexander Pope, edited by John Butt and others, 11 volumes (London: Methuen, ).

The Prose Works of Alexander Pope: The Major Works,edited by Rosemary Cowler (Hamden, Conn.: Archon, ). OTHER. Pastorals, in Poetical Miscellanies: The Sixth Part (London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, ). Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller is a volume from a series of books from Faber and Faber featuring poems of notable poets selected by contemporary poets.

Revisiting Pope was a bit of a letdown for me as I found his work not as interesting as it was when I studied him fifty years ago.4/5. Get this from a library. Index to the Twickenham edition of the poems of Alexander Pope.

[Maynard Mack; Alexander Pope]. The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One Volume Edition of The Twickenham Pope (Paperback) Published by University Paperbacks Paperback, pagesCited by: Hardcover.

Condition: Very Good. x ", cloth, pp with index, minor shelf wear else a nice copy in a toned and edge-worn dustjacket.

Twickenham Edition. OCLC Number: Description: 11 volumes illustrations 23 cm: Contents: v. Pastoral poetry and an essay on criticismv. The rape of the lock and other. Alexander Pope - Alexander Pope - Homer and The Dunciad: These poems and other works were collected in the first volume of Pope’s Works in When it was published, he was already far advanced with the greatest labour of his life, his verse translation of Homer.

He had announced his intentions in October and had published the first volume, containing the Iliad, Books I–IV, in EDITOR’S NOTE. An attempt has been here made for the first time to include all of Pope’s poetical work within the limits of a single volume; and to print the poems in an approximately chronological order.

It has been often difficult, and sometimes impossible, to determine the exact date of a given poem; and the known order of composition has been modified so far as to permit a method of. A splendid presentation of Pope's poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this 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 version of The Rape of the Lock and other early versions.

With portraits of Pope, and with facsimiles (Twickenham edition of the poems of Alexander Pope', vol. 7, 8.) by Homer, Norman Callan, et al.

| 1 Jan Unknown Binding. Alexander Pope died at Twickenham, surrounded by friends, on Since his death, Pope has been in a constant state of reevaluation. His high artifice, strict prosody, and, at times, the sheer cruelty of his satire were an object of derision for the Romantic poets of the nineteenth century, and it was not until the s that his.

Alexander Pope Selected Poetry and Prose by Alexander Pope / William Wimsatt and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Poems of Alexander Pope. A One-Volume Edition of the Twickenham Text with Selected Annotations.

Edited by John Butt. by Pope, Alexander, Butt, John, editor. New Haven, Yale UP [February ] fourth printing.

Soft Cover. 'The completion of the first stage of the Twickenham Edition in six volumes has provided an opportunity of making a new one-volume edition of.

The Poems of Alexander Pope By John Butt. Paperback $ Hardback $ eBook $ Book Description. The most complete and usable edition of Pope's poetry presenting the corpus of his poetry as printed in the Twickenham edition with Pope's own notes and a selection of the annotations in the other volumes of the Twickenham edition.

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.

Satirical poet Alexander Pope was born in London on He was educated by private tutors. Many consider Pope to be the greatest poet of his time, and he also wrote commentaries and translations, he is best known for such poems as The Rape of the Lock and The Duncaid.