Pope, Print, and Meaning

Pope, Print, and Meaning

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Pope's fascination with print--with annotations, illustrations, parallel texts, title-pages, revisions-- shapes this reading of his work. The book offers fresh insights into Pope's self-presentation and his relation to his readers: he emerges as a figure marginalized socially, politically, and sexually, who gambles with his private life in confronting his opponents.An Essay on Man and Harte a#39;s An Essay on Reason: Title Pages and Implied Authorship Although Pope enjoyed marking his books with their authora#39;s personality, using typography as a form of self-presentat1on, he also relished anonymousanbsp;...

Title:Pope, Print, and Meaning
Author:J. McLaverty
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2001


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