The Dunciad: In Four Books
This is a new edition of The Dunciad in Four Books of 1743, the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this new edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern commentary.
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Brockbank, J. Philip (1979), 'The Book of Genesis and the genesis of books: the
creation of Pope's Dunciad', in The Art of Alexander Pope, ed. Howard Erskine-
Hill and Anne Smith, 192-211. Brooke, Nicholas, ed. (1964), George Chapman: ...
The Dunciad, Variorum (1 729), by Alexander Pope. (Three books of verse,
Tibbald as hero, commentary added. Griffith (Bibliography) 211 etc.; Foxon P771
etc. For discussion and facsimile, see Root 1929; a further facsimile was
published by ...
In Four Books Alexander Pope Valerie Rumbold. Schwartz, Richard B. (1979), '
Berkeley, Newtonian space, and the question of evidence', in Probability, Time
and Space in Eighteenth-Century Literature, ed. Paula R. Back- scheider, 295-73
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On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review
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