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Essay on Criticism : Edited with Introduction and Notes, Paperback / softback Book

Essay on Criticism : Edited with Introduction and Notes Paperback / softback

Edited by Alfred S. West


Originally published in 1896 as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book contains the text of Alexander Pope's poetic essay on criticism.

Grammarian Alfred West introduces the poem with brief essays on Pope's versification, the poem's use of the word 'wit' and other aspects of the poem's composition, and there are appendices concerning some of the more obscure passages and on the poet's use of simile.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the work of Alexander Pope.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 180 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9781107620100



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