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Alexander Pope: A Life

By Maynard Mack (NHC Fellow, 1984–85; 1986–87)

Poetry; Poets; Satire; English Literature; Alexander Pope

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1985

From the publisher’s description:

In the first complete biography of Alexander Pope since 1900, the most eminent Pope scholar of our day brings to life the man and his times.

Awards and Prizes
Christian Gauss Award (1986); Los Angeles Times Book Prize (1986)
Literature / Literary Criticism / Poetry / Poets / Satire / English Literature / Alexander Pope /

Mack, Maynard (NHC Fellow, 1984–85; 1986–87). Alexander Pope: A Life. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1985.