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This is a new edition of The Dunciad in Four Books of 1743, the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this new edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern commentary.
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Charlotte Brewer, Hertford College, Oxford
H. R. Woudhuysen, University College London
Daniel Karlin, University College London
This major series provides the student with accessible and authoritative annotated editions of key texts in British and American literature from medieval to modern times. Its central feature is the quality and value of annotation on the page in bringing out the text's full range of reference and meaning for the reader. Whether as editions of major authors or works, or collections of texts on periods, genres or themes, Longman Annotated Texts provide the key teaching editions for students, academics and all those interested in literary study.
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Women Writers in Renaissance England, Randall Martin (ed.)
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Chaucer's Dream Poetry, Helen Phillips and Nick Havely (eds)
This is a new edition of The Dunciad in Four Books of 1743, the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this new edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern commentary. Accessibly presented on the same page as Pope¿s text are explanatory notes, written in a clear style adapted to the needs of undergraduate readers, but full enough to address the interests of scholars. For the first time, the prose sections - an integral part of the work - have been annotated as fully as the verse. The many books and pamphlets to which Pope refers have been examined in detail, and the commentary takes advantage of the fifty years¿ scholarship on literary, bibliographical, cultural and political aspects of the period which has accumulated since James Sutherland¿s The Dunciad, volume five of the Twickenham Edition. A substantial introduction offers a stimulating and helpful approach to the work, and the bibliography includes suggestions for further reading.
Valerie Rumbold is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Birmingham. She has published a range of articles on Pope and on eighteenth-century women writers. Her book Women¿s Place in Pope¿s World (1989) was awarded the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize by the British Academy.
Titolo: Alexander Pope: The Dunciad in Four Books
Casa editrice: Longman
Data di pubblicazione: 1999
Condizione libro: very good
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Descrizione libro Longman, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0582089247
Descrizione libro Longman Pub Group, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 464 pages. 9.25x6.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0582089247
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