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Publisher Description

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, was a poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court, whose rakish lifestyle, biting satires and obscene verses established his name as one of the greatest wits of his time. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete works of Rochester, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Rochester's life and works

* Concise introduction to the poet and his works

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Rare poems often missed out of collections

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Rochester's rare play LUCINA’S RAPE

* Features two bonus biographies, including Gilbert Burnet’s seminal study – immerse yourself in Rochester's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Poetry Collections

BRIEF INTRODUCTION: EARL OF ROCHESTER


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Play

LUCINA’S RAPE


The Biographies

THE LIFE OF THE EARL OF ROCHESTER by Dr. Johnson

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER by Gilbert Burnet


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GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2014
June 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,029
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SIZE
4.8
MB

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