"The Dunciad" and the City: Pope and Heterotopia
- THE DUNCIAD: BOOK I. POPE, ALEXANDER // Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope;1903, p225
The poem "The Dunciad: I" by Alexander Pope is presented. First Line: The mighty mother, and her son who; Last Line: King log!
- THE DUNCIAD: BOOK II. POPE, ALEXANDER // Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope;1903, p230
The poem "The Dunciad: II" by Alexander Pope is presented. First Line: High on a gorgeous seat, that far outshone; Last Line: (Haunt of the Muses) made their safe retreat?
- THE DUNCIAD: BOOK III. POPE, ALEXANDER // Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope;1903, p236
The poem "The Dunciad: III" by Alexander Pope is presented. First Line: But in her temple's last recess inclosed, Last Line: And thro' the iv'ry gate the vision flies.
- THE DUNCIAD: BOOK IV. POPE, ALEXANDER // Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope;1903, p242
The poem "The Dunciad: IV" by Alexander Pope is presented. First Line: Yet, yet a moment, one dim ray of light. Last Line: And universal darkness buries all.
- Echoes of Sound and Sense: Alexander Pope's "Essay on Criticism" and Ben Jonson's "Eupheme." Mannheimer, Katherine // Literary Imagination;Spring2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p152
This article examines Alexander Pope's "Essay on Criticism" and Ben Johnson's "Eupeheme." She argues that both works, when brought together, resonate within each other and invoke a particular presence. She adds that both works have commented on the intensity of attention. She also says that both...
- Dryden, Pope, and the Person in Personal Satire. Gill, R. B. // Essays in Literature;Fall86, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p219
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...
- Taste and Temporality in "An Epistle to Burlington." Noggle, James // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Spring2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p117
The article offers criticism of the poem "An Epistle to Burlington," by Neoclassical poet Alexander Pope. The author looks at political ideology, taste, and temporality in the poem. The article also discusses social and political relations, imagery, and language in the poem. The author also...
- Execration and Dullness. Wagenschmidt, Annabelle // Poetry;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 188 Issue 4, p341
This article presents views of the author on contemporary poetry. While reading contemporary verse, the author is struck by the proto-hominid intelligence of the putative poets. The author wants to enjoy such literature, but he is yet to find any that engages his full capacities. He has,...
- The 'Blunted Arms' of Dulness: The Problem of Power in the 'Dunciad' Todd, Dennis // Studies in Philology;Spring82, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p177
Discusses contradictions in the poem 'Dunciad,' by Alexander Pope, which provokes fundamental disagreements. Problems concerning the question of power in the poem; Pope's ambivalence in his attitude toward the Dunces from the very inception of the poem; Portrait of the hero in the first...