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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope

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Editorial:
Legare Street Press
Año de edición:
2023
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Poesía
ISBN:
9781020738739

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The Works of Alexander Pope is a collection of an influential poet’s most famous works. Pope was a pioneering figure in the English language, and many of his phrases and ideas remain pervasive in contemporary literature and culture. This collection includes his most famous poems, including The Rape of the Lock, An Essay on Man, and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot. It also includes commentary and notes from one of Pope’s most esteemed contemporaries, Mr. Warburton. This collection is essential reading for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of the evolution of English poetry.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the 'public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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