Literary Criticism of Alexander Pope

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INDEX
Addison, Joseph, x, 128; and the Ancients, xii; and the rules, xxi; quoted, 73, 74
Aeschylus, 168
Allegory, 37
Ancients, the, to be imitated, 6, 7-8, 13, 26; and Moderns, 43-45; mod- ernizing of, 76
Anticlimax, 69
Apollonius, 110
Arbuthnot, John, xvi, xvii, 40-42
Aristotle, xv, xx, xxiv, 6, 10, 44, 81, 112, 114, 169; his criticism praised, 19; on invention, 109; compares Iliad and Odyssey, 150; his rules and Shakespeare, 164
Asgill, John, 76
Atterbury, Francis, xii, xxvii
Augustus, 41
Avellaneda, Alonso Fernandez de la, 10
Behn, Aphra, 75
Belianis of Greece, 85
Bible, the, and Homer's style, 123
Bion, 104
Blackmore, Sir Richard, xix, 14, 53, 61; quoted and criticized, 50-78 passim
Boileau (Despréaux), Nicholas, xxi, 21, 41, 119; Le Lutrin, 153
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, First Viscount, 37-39, 129
Bonarelli, Guidobaldo, 34
Booth, Barton, 87
Bouhours, Dominique, xxi
Broome, William, 54, 57, 157
Brown, Thomas, 76
Burnet, Thomas, 86
Carnarvon, James Brydges, Earl of, 129
Cato, 69
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, Don Quixote, 39; style of, 153
Chapman, George, 126
Chaucer, Geoffrey, xvi, 167, 168
Cibber, Colley, 54, 76, 78, 87
Cicero, Marcus Tullius, 33, 40, 76, 154, 166, 169
Cleveland, John, 59
Codrington, Christopher, 54
Coleridge, S. T., xxiii
Condell, Henry, 165, 170, 173
Congreve, William, xxi, 128
Crane, R. S., xii-xiii, xxiii
Crashaw, Richard, his poetry criti- cized, 35-37
Critics, Pope's opinion of, ix, 3-22 passim, 23, 131-132
Cromwell, Henry, 30-33, 35-37
Curll, Edmund, 55
Dacier, Anne Lefevre, xxvi, 118, 149, 158
Dares Phrygius, 167
Defoe, Daniel, 54, 61
Demosthenes, 33, 40, 154
Denham, Sir John, 12; Cooper's Hill, 136
Dennis, John, ix, x, xxi, 10, 54; attacks Essay on Criticism, xxiv, 18 n.; quoted, 69, 78; his project for the stage, 87
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, 20, 33, 116
Domitian, 42
Donne, John, 29
Dryden, John, xxi, 19, 168; on Shake- speare, xv; defines drama, xxiii; sound and sense in, xxx, 32-33; attacks upon him, 14; his language to become obsolete, 15; on wit, 30;

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Table of contents

  • Literary Criticism of Alexander Pope *
  • Regents Critics Series *
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction - The Occasion of Pope's Criticism ix
  • General Theory *
  • An Essay on Criticism (1711) 3
  • Preface to the Works of 1717 23
  • From Pope's Correspondence 29
  • Peri Bathous: of the Art of Sinking in Poetry (1728) 43
  • Criticism of Pastoral *
  • A Discourse on Pastoral Poetry (1704) 93
  • The Guardian No. 40 98
  • Criticism of Epic *
  • Preface to the Translation of the Iliad (1715) 107
  • From Pope's Observations on the Iliad (1715-1720) 131
  • Postscript to the Odyssey (1726) 147
  • Criticism of Drama *
  • Preface to the Works of Shakespeare (1725) 161
  • Index 177
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