- Paperback: 116 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 3 edition (1 Jan. 1971)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415039991
- ISBN-13: 978-0415039994
- Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 0.7 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,953,586 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Rape of the Lock (Routledge English Texts) Paperback – 1 Jan 1971
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"Brilliant... triumphant. Never has so great a poem emerged from so trivial a cause" (Peter Ackroyd)
"One of the jewels of the Augustan age" (Sunday Times) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
'[It is] a whimsical piece of work...a sort of writing very like tickling' Alexander Pope --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product description
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The subject of "The Rape of the Lock" was supplied by a contemporary cause célèbre. Lord Petre, a young Roman Catholic peer, had cut a lock of hair from Arabella Fermour. This apparently trivial act on the part of the zealous suitor caused dissention between their families and the Catholic establishment to which they, and Alexander Pope himself, belonged.Read more ›
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Perhaps I'm just too dull to appreciate his writing, but it just seems pretty words strung together, not in any particularly attractive to read way, about a very unexciting,... Read morePublished on 11 Oct. 2013 by WolfyUK