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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 174.99
A radical new look at the literary and political climate of England during the reign of Queen Anne, as revealed in the work of the greatest poet of the age, Alexander Pope. Rogers provides the fullest account to date of Windsor-Forest (1713), exploring its biographic, historic, and political contexts. - ;This radical new look at the literary and political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In this concise introduction to Pope?s life and work, first published in 1975, the poet?s highly successful career as a man of letters is seen against the background of the Augustan age as a whole. Pat Rogers begins by examining the relationship of the eighteenth-century writer to his audience, and discusses the role of style and versification in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1979, this title presents the basic facts and the background information needed by a modern reader of Robinson Crusoe , as well as a careful exploration of the structure and style of the work itself. Pat Rogers pays particular attention to the book?s composition and publishing history, the critical history surrounding it from 1719... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
First published in 1972, this is the first detailed study of the milieu of the eighteenth-century literary hack and its significance in Augustan literature. Although the modern term ?Grub Street? has declined into vague metaphor, for the Augustan satirists it embodied not only an actual place but an emphatic lifestyle. Pat Rogers shows that the major... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 122.00
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was the most important English poet of the 18th century, as well as an essayist, satirist, and critic. Many of his sayings are still quoted today. His Essay on Criticism shaped the aesthetic views of English Neoclassicism, while his Essay on Man reflected the moral views of the Enlightenment. He participated fully in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
This text provides a critical overview of current thinking about equity issues in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Grounded in feminist theories of curriculum change and a broad range of cultural perspectives, the new approaches described here go beyond "special programmes" and "experimental treatments" designed to correct perceived problems... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 64.99
Edmund Curll (1683-1747) was one-man publishing firm, a figure notorious in his day and something of a comic figure ever since thanks to his enmity with Alexander Pope. This is the first full scholarly biography of his life, and gives a lively, unbiased, and accurate account of Curll's varied and distinctive publishing output. - ;Edmund Curll was... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 8.99
This authoritative edition was first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Pope's poetry and prose - the major poems in their entirety, together with translations, criticism, letters and other prose - to give the essence of his work and thinking.... more...