TITLE

Dryden, Pope, and the Person in Personal Satire

AUTHOR(S)
Gill, R. B.
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Essays in Literature;Fall86, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p219
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents an analysis of the personal satires presented in the poem of John Dryden and Alexander Pope. The influence of Latin formal verse satire encourages their poem's strong narrative voice. Their poem forms an important part of the persuasive structure of personal satires not much in their real person. The author suggests that understanding such personal discourse is to understand how the satirist uses a reader's perception of real persons as part of their artistic structure.
ACCESSION #
24389319

 

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