John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester : The Poems and Lucina's Rape, Hardback Book

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester : The Poems and Lucina's Rape Hardback

Edited by Keith Walker, Nicholas Fisher


Building on the strength of Keith Walker s acclaimed ThePoems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1984), leading scholarNicholas Fisher presents a thoroughly revised and updated editionof the work of one the greatest Restoration wits. * Includes the text of Lucina s Rape, Rochester sadaptation of Fletcher s revenge tragedy Valentinian,in a text that readily identifies Rochester s revisions * Presents the poems in versions that were current duringRochester s lifetime, allowing the reader to experience thepoems as Rochester s contemporaries did * Incorporates insights and discoveries made over the lasttwenty-five years and texts of manuscripts that previously wereunavailable for study


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 296 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9781405187794



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