Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

Source/Notes: The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes: pr. verbatim from the octavo ed. of mr. Warburton (1754 edition)

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Source/Notes: The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and others. To which are added, a new life of the author [&c.] by W. Roscoe (1847 edition)
Source/Notes: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author (1828 edition)

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