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The first reference to the poem in the newspapers appeared just one week before
the date of publication, when a letter (which Pope afterwards ascribed to Dennis)
was published in the Daily Journal of May 1 1 , stating that Pope was now ...
1 738-40. The English translation had just appeared, 1 739-40. — In an undated
letter to Warburton (B.M. Egerton MS. 1946 f. 62), Pope writes: "I like the note on
Proleus much." \Yarburlon himself was so pleased with this note that he added to
Mag., vol. Ixviii, Pt. i, p. 190). His Hyp-Doctor (1735-41) frequently attacked Pope;
and he also published in 1 736 his vituperative pamphlet Why How now, Gossip
Pope? After the appearance of the Dunciad, the newspaper advertisements for ...
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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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