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When the poem was completed it was Pope's intention to publish it along with
other pieces of his own and of Swift's in a volume of Miscellanies.* On June 30,
however, he wrote to the publisher, Benjamin Motte, and informed him that it
1727 (June) Pope-Swift Miscellanies, vols. i and ii. Swift's second visit to Pope.
1728 (March) Pope-Swift Miscellanies, "last" volume. The Peri Bathous arouses
much angry comment. (May) The Dunciad, in three books, with Theobald as hero.
I r A Hence Miscellanies spring, the weekly boast VrJ " £, Of CurFf^fraste press,
and Lintot's rubric post: 40 Hence hymning Tyburn's elegiac lines, Hence
Journals, Medleys, Merc'ries, Magazines: SepulcnraTLyis, our holy walls to grace
, note ...
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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
The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus I
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