TITLE

An Augustan's Metaphysical Poem: Pope's Eloisa to Abelard

AUTHOR(S)
Francus, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
Studies in Philology;Fall90, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p476
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the metaphysical devotional characteristic of Alexander Pope's poem "Eloisa to Abelard." The author analyzes the Augustan pattern of balancing alternatives, explores the struggle between sexuality and religion within the poem, and examines the conflict between erotic love of man and ecstatic love of God.
ACCESSION #
5243414

 

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