By Don Nichol
Alexander Pope’s heroi-comical, mock-epic poem, The Rape of the Lock, keeps to glitter after 300 years as a peerless gem within the canon of English literature. In social gathering of its tercentenary, this assortment brings jointly ten eminent students with new views at the poem. Their techniques mirror the sizeable diversity of interpretation of Pope’s textual content, from discussions of faith, gender, and eighteenth-century organic technological know-how to an interview with Sophie Gee approximately her novelization of the poem in The Scandal of the Season. those stimulating analyses might be crucial interpreting for college students and lecturers of The Rape of the Lock and a invaluable source for investigating eighteenth-century culture.
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Anniversary Essays on Alexander Pope's 'The Rape of the Lock' by Don Nichol