Introduction. Section 1: Life and Contexts; A Catholic Childhood; Forest Retreats; Literary London; Kings and Queens; Scriblerus; Epic Intent; Booksellers and Ladies; Works and Days; Twickenham; Shakespeare; Epic of Fleet Street; System and Satire; Horace; Letters; Laureate in Opposition; One Mighty Dunciad; The End Section 2: An Essay on Criticism; Forest Windsor; The Rape of the Lock; Eloisa to Abelard; Essay on Man; Epistles to Several Persons; Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot; Imitations of Horace; The Dunciad; Further Reading Section 3: Criticism; Pope and Poetry; Pope and Politics; Pope, Gender and Body; Pope in Print and Manuscript Further Reading Chronology Bibliography
Paul Baines is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Liverpool.
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