Publisher Description

Few poets during their lifetime have been at once so much admired and so much abused as Pope. Some writers, destined to oblivion in after-ages, have been loaded with laurels in their own time; while others, on whom Fame was one day to "wait like a menial", have gone to the grave neglected, if not decried and depreciated. But it was the fate of Pope to combine in his single experience the extremes of detraction and flattery—to have the sunshine of applause and the hail-storm of calumny mingled on his living head; while over his dead body, as over the body of Patroclus, there has raged a critical controversy, involving not merely his character as a man, but his claims as a poet.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1744
30 May
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
435
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
367.6
KB

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