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Alexander Pope (poet)


Who is Alexander Pope?

Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

  • also known as Поуп, Александр; 亚历山大·蒲柏
  • born on (326 years ago) in Kingdom of England
  • nationality: England
  • religion: Catholicism, Deism
  • education: Twyford School
  • profession: Writer, poet
  • died on (270 years ago) in Twickenham of tuberculosis
  • written works: "An Essay on Criticism", "The Rape of the Lock", "Poems", "Treasury of Alexander Pope", "Literary Criticism of Alexander Pope", "Pope, The Selected Poetry of Alexander", "Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope", "The Best of Pope", "Selected Poems of Pope", "Dunciad Variorium", "The Poems of Alexander Pope", "Ode on St. Cecilia's day", "Of false taste", "Pastorals", "The second epistle of the second book of Horace", "Of the use of riches", "The first satire of the second book of Horace", "An Essay on Man", "The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq", "The sixth epistle of the first book of Horace imitated", "The poetical works of Alexander Pope", "Poetical works", "Sober advice from Horace, to the young gentlemen about town", "A select collection of poems", "An essay on man, in four epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke ..", "The universal prayer", "The Dunciad, variorum, 1729", "Of the characters of women", "One thousand seven hundred and thirty eight", "An epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Lord Visct. Cobham", "The first epistle of the second book of Horace, imitated", "The works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ..", "Pope's epistle Eloisa to Abelard", "An epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington", "Works, with his last corrections, additions, and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death; together with the commentaries and notes of Mr. Warburton", "The works", "Alexander Pope's collected poems", "Alexander Pope, poems in facsimile", "Alexander Pope", "The correspondence of Alexander Pope", "The complete poetical works of Alexander Pope", "Collected poems", "Collected poems [of] Alexander Pope", "Epistle to Bathurst", "Epistles to several persons (Moral essays)", "Essay on criticism, 1709", "An essay on man, moral essays and satires", "Ethic epistles, satires, &c.", "A key to the Lock", "The letters of Pope to Atterbury"

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