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Pope and his contemporaries

James Lowry Clifford

Pope and his contemporaries

essays presented to George Sherburn.

by James Lowry Clifford

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sherburn, George Wiley, -- 1884-,,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by James L. Clifford and Louis A. Landa.
    ContributionsLanda, Louis A., 1901-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22782925M

    For instance, the engraved initials from book one and twenty-two of Pope’s Iliad are based on the plates illustrating the respective books inOgilby’s Iliad. Regarding these borrowings, we should remember that Ogilby’s translations were greatly admired by Pope and his contemporaries. Pope John XII can also refer to Pope John XII of Alexandria.. Pope John XII (Latin: Ioannes XII; c. / – 14 May ), born Octavian, was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 16 December to his death in He was related to the counts of Tusculum, a powerful Roman family which had dominated papal politics for over half a essor: Agapetus II.

    Spence's 'History of English Poetry' (James M. Osborn) and 'Pope and Our Contemporaries' (Joseph Wood Krutch). If the essays on Pope form the most satisfying part of the book, it is to some extent because they include one study of Pope's poetry as a whole-'Wit and Poetry in Pope' (Maynard Mack)-whereas the widest scope afforded to Swift. Contemporary definition is - marked by characteristics of the present period: modern, current. How to use contemporary in a sentence. Did You Know? Synonym Discussion of contemporary.

    The works of Alexander Pope Esq.: In nine volumes, complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor, a little before his death. Together with the. Alexander Pope $ Poet, son of Alexander Pope and his second wife, Edith Turner, b. in London, England, 22 May, ; d. at Twickenham, England, 30 May, His parents were both Catholics, and the son lived and died in the profession of the faith to which he was born. The poet's father was a linen.


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His Early Career of Alexander Pope set a standard of careful, patient, biographical research, and presented us with Pope as a credible personality, free from the traditional half-truths, suspicions, and animosities which in the past obscured both the poet and the man.

His recently published literary history, tois the most extensive. Pope and his contemporaries: Essays presented to George Sherburn by Clifford, James Lowry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The acknowledged master of the heroic couplet and one of the primary tastemakers of the Augustan age, British writer Alexander Pope was a central figure in the Neoclassical movement of the early 18th century.

He is known for having perfected the rhymed couplet form of his idol, John Dryden, and turned it to satiric and philosophical purposes.

Gloom of the tory satirists / Louis I. Bredvold --`Wit and poetry and pope': some observations on his imagery / Maynard Mack --`A master key to popery' / John Butt --Pope's `Epistle to Harley': an analysis / Geoffrey Tillotson --Pope and the sister arts / Robert J.

Allen --Pope and deism / Arthur Friedman --Background of the attack on science. Alexander Pope (21 May – 30 May ) is regarded as one of the greatest English poets, and the foremost poet of the early eighteenth century. He is best known for his satirical and discursive poetry, including The Rape of the Lock, The Dunciad, and An Essay on Criticism, as well as for his translation of Shakespeare, Pope is the second-most quoted writer Born: 21 MayLondon, England.

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Get this from a library. Pope and his contemporaries book Pope and his contemporaries, essays presented to George Sherburn. [James L Clifford; Louis A Landa] -- Discusses the works of Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Richard Steele, John Gay and James Thomson in particular.

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It helps us understand why his contemporaries were convinced that the wartime Pontiff was a man of faith and of charity. While examining the often-repeated arguments for and against Pope Pius XII, the book reveals his holiness, courage.

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“The Pope of Physics,” by Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, tells the story of how Enrico Fermi created the atomic age. Fermi also differed from Author: Gregg Herken. A frequent correspondent of Pope’s during the years and ; died inand was lamented by Pope in a letter to his brother, Edward Digby, and in an epitaph.

46 Dodington, Bubb, afterwards Lord Melcombe, the author of a well-known diary, and the confidential adviser of Frederick, Prince of Wales. According to an interview with the author, while the Catholic Church says that Pope Joan was an invention of Protestant reformers eager to expose papist corruption, there are over contemporary manuscripts referencing Joan, and inafter ordering a thorough search of the papal records, Pope John XX changed his title to John XXI in.

Alexander Pope, (bornLondon, England—diedTwickenham, 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. Alexander Pope. The English poet and satirist Alexander Pope () was the greatest poet and verse satirist of the Augustan period. No other poet in the history of English literature has handled the heroic couplet with comparable flexibility and brilliance.

Alexander Pope inherited from John Dryden the verse from that he chose to perfect. He polished his work with. The Path to the Sistine: A Biography. Author: John T. Spike; Publisher: Vendome Press ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Spike covers the full range of Michelangelo's early years and explores the overwhelming influence that his charismatic personality had upon his contemporaries and followers.

Pope Julius III (Latin: Iulius III; 10 September – 23 March ), born Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 7 February to his death in After a career as a distinguished and effective diplomat, he was elected to the papacy as a compromise candidate after the death of Paul essor: Paul III.

Through his mother, Alda of Vienne, he was a descendant of Charlemagne, but he showed none of the virtues expected of a pope.

His private life was a litany of sin. Disdaining the celibacy his position required, he was a rampant adulterer, fornicating with literally hundreds of women, including his father’s concubine, : Simon Seabag Montefiore.

Suspecting that his friend might be onto something, Rychlak began to investigate. This book is the result. Starting in the s and concluding with Pius XII’s death, Rychlak presents the judgment of the Pope’s contemporaries in rich detail. 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. The book that I have found to be a thorough study of the man and his thought is Austen Ivereigh’s “The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope” (New York: Henry Holt and Company,pp.$30).The Pope’s Book About Christmas.

also how Jesus’ contemporaries tried to understand him. But Jesus’ response to his contemporaries encompasses us, as well: most deeply Jesus is .Full text of "The book of the popes (Liber pontificalis)" See other formats.