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Alexander Pope

Poet (21-May-1688 — 30-May-1744)


Paul Baines. The Complete Critical Guide to Alexander Pope. Routledge. 2000. 219pp.

John Barnard (editor). Alexander Pope: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1995. 560pp.

Reuben Arthur Brower. Alexander Pope: The Poetry of Allusion. Clarendon Press. 1959. 368pp.

Donald B. Clark. Alexander Pope. Twayne. 1967. 180pp.

Helen Deutsch. Resemblance & Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture. Harvard University Press. 1996. 273pp.

Bonamy Dobrée. Alexander Pope. Greenwood Press. 1969. 125pp.

Jacob Fuchs. Reading Pope's Imitations of Horace. Bucknell University Press. 1989. 168pp.

Netta Murray Goldsmith. Alexander Pope: The Evolution of a Poet. Ashgate Publishing. 2002. 316pp.

Malcolm Goldstein. Pope and the Augustan Stage. Stanford University Press. 1958. 139pp.

Robert J. Griffin. Wordsworth's Pope: A Study in Literary Historiography. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 190pp.

Catherine Ingrassia; Claudia N. Thomas (editors). More Solid Learning: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope's Dunciad. Bucknell University Press. 2000. 254pp.

Wolfgang Kowalk (editor). Alexander Pope: An Annotated Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Criticism, 1900-1979. Peter Lang. 1981. 371pp.

Maynard Mack. Alexander Pope: A Life. Yale University Press. 1985. 975pp.

James McLaverty. Pope, Print, and Meaning. Oxford University Press. 2001. 257pp.

Colin Nicholson (editor). Alexander Pope: Essays for the Tercentenary. Aberdeen University Press. 1988. 264pp.

James Noggle. The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists. Oxford University Press. 2001. 269pp.

Rebecca Price Parkin. The Poetic Workmanship of Alexander Pope. Octagon Books. 1966. 239pp.

Peter Quennell. Alexander Pope: The Education of Genius, 1688-1728. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1968. 278pp.

Pat Rogers. Essays on Pope. Cambridge University Press. 1993. 263pp.

Pat Rogers (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 255pp.

Robert W. Rogers. The Major Satires of Alexander Pope. University of Illinois Press. 1955. 163pp.

Robert Kilburn Root. The Poetical Career of Alexander Pope. Princeton University Press. 1938. 248pp.

Felicity Rosslyn. Alexander Pope: A Literary Life. St. Martin's Press. 1990. 176pp.

John Paul Russo. Alexander Pope: Tradition and Identity. Harvard University Press. 1972. 241pp.

George Sherburn. The Early Career of Alexander Pope. Clarendon Press. 1968. 326pp.

Edith Sitwell. Alexander Pope. Penguin Books. 1948. 256pp.

Philip Smallwood. Reconstructing Criticism: Pope's Essay on Criticism and the Logic of Definition. Bucknell University Press. 2003. 226pp.

Harry M. Solomon. The Rape of the Text: Reading and Misreading Pope's Essay on Man. University of Alabama Press. 1993. 245pp.

Patricia Meyer Spacks. An Argument of Images: The Poetry of Alexander Pope. Harvard University Press. 1971. 273pp.

Frank Stack. Pope and Horace: Studies in Imitation. Cambridge University Press. 1985. 316pp.

Sir Leslie Stephen. Alexander Pope. Harper & Brothers. 1902. 209pp.

Francis Beauchesne Thornton. Alexander Pope: Catholic Poet. New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy. 1952. 312pp.

Helen Vendler. Poets Thinking: Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats. Harvard University Press. 2004. 176pp.

Howard D. Weinbrot. Alexander Pope and the Traditions of Formal Verse Satire. Princeton University Press. 1982. 388pp.

Allen G. Wood. Literary Satire and Theory: A Study of Horace, Boileau, and Pope. Garland. 1985. 118pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1180)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.191)

  8. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.304)

  9. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.412-15)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.819)

  11. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.12, pp.258-60)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.402)

  13. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.245)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.422-25)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.24)

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