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Pope and his contemporaries

James Lowry Clifford

Pope and his contemporaries

essays presented by George Sherburn. Edited by James L. Clifford and Louis A. Landa

by James Lowry Clifford

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLanda, Louis A., 1901-, Sherburn, George Wiley, 1884-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR442 C6 1949
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26549742M

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His Early Career of Alexander Pope set a standard of careful, patient, biographical research, and presented us with Pope as a credible personality, free from the traditional half-truths, suspicions, and animosities which in the past obscured both the poet and the man.

His recently published literary history, tois the most extensive. Pope and his contemporaries: Essays presented to George Sherburn by Clifford, James Lowry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The acknowledged master of the heroic couplet and one of the primary tastemakers of the Augustan age, British writer Alexander Pope was a central figure in the Neoclassical movement of the early 18th century.

He is known for having perfected the rhymed couplet form of his idol, John Dryden, and turned it to satiric and philosophical purposes. Gloom of the tory satirists / Louis I.

Bredvold --`Wit and poetry and pope': some observations on his imagery / Maynard Mack --`A master key to popery' / John Butt --Pope's `Epistle to Harley': an analysis / Geoffrey Tillotson --Pope and the sister arts / Robert J.

Allen --Pope and deism / Arthur Friedman --Background of the attack on science. Alexander Pope (21 May – 30 May ) is regarded as one of the greatest English poets, and the foremost poet of the early eighteenth century. He is best known for his satirical and discursive poetry, including The Rape of the Lock, The Dunciad, and An Essay on Criticism, as well as for his translation of Shakespeare, Pope is the second-most quoted writer Born: 21 MayLondon, England.

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Get this from a library. Pope and his contemporaries, essays presented to George Sherburn. [James L Clifford; Louis A Landa] -- Discusses the works of Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Richard Steele, John Gay and James Thomson in particular.

A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century - Kindle edition by Kengor, Paul. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the /5().

This book offers a summary of the life of the nd Successor of Saint Peter, His Holiness Pope Pius XII. It helps us understand why his contemporaries were convinced that the wartime Pontiff was a man of faith and of charity.

While examining the often-repeated arguments for and against Pope Pius XII, the book reveals his holiness, courage. In a new book-length interview, presumably his last, with German journalist Peter Seewald, emeritus Pope Benedict XVI projects a humility rare for any world leader by candidly conceding that.

“The Pope of Physics,” by Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin, tells the story of how Enrico Fermi created the atomic age. Fermi also differed from Author: Gregg Herken. A frequent correspondent of Pope’s during the years and ; died inand was lamented by Pope in a letter to his brother, Edward Digby, and in an epitaph.

46 Dodington, Bubb, afterwards Lord Melcombe, the author of a well-known diary, and the confidential adviser of Frederick, Prince of Wales. According to an interview with the author, while the Catholic Church says that Pope Joan was an invention of Protestant reformers eager to expose papist corruption, there are over contemporary manuscripts referencing Joan, and inafter ordering a thorough search of the papal records, Pope John XX changed his title to John XXI in.

Alexander Pope, (bornLondon, England—diedTwickenham, near London), poet and satirist Pope and his contemporaries book the English Augustan period, best known for his poems An Essay on Criticism (), The Rape of the Lock (–14), The Dunciad (), and An Essay on Man (–34).

He is one of the most epigrammatic of all English authors. Pope’s father, a. Alexander Pope. The English poet and satirist Alexander Pope () was the greatest poet and verse satirist of the Augustan period.

No other poet in the history of English literature has handled the heroic couplet with comparable flexibility and brilliance. Alexander Pope inherited from John Dryden the verse from that he chose to perfect. He polished his work with.

The Path to the Sistine: A Biography. Author: John T. Spike; Publisher: Vendome Press ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Spike covers the full range of Michelangelo's early years and explores the overwhelming influence that his charismatic personality had upon his contemporaries and followers.

Pope Julius III (Latin: Iulius III; 10 September – 23 March ), born Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 7 February to his death in After a career as a distinguished and effective diplomat, he was elected to the papacy as a compromise candidate after the death of Paul essor: Paul III.

Through his mother, Alda of Vienne, he was a descendant of Charlemagne, but he showed none of the virtues expected of a pope. His private life was a litany of sin. Disdaining the celibacy his position required, he was a rampant adulterer, fornicating with literally hundreds of women, including his father’s concubine, : Simon Seabag Montefiore.

Suspecting that his friend might be onto something, Rychlak began to investigate. This book is the result. Starting in the s and concluding with Pius XII’s death, Rychlak presents the judgment of the Pope’s contemporaries in rich detail.

Alexander Pope - Alexander Pope - Homer and The Dunciad: These poems and other works were collected in the first volume of Pope’s Works in When it was published, he was already far advanced with the greatest labour of his life, his verse translation of Homer.

He had announced his intentions in October and had published the first volume, containing the Iliad, Books. The book that I have found to be a thorough study of the man and his thought is Austen Ivereigh’s “The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope” (New York: Henry Holt and Company,pp.$30).

The Pope’s Book About Christmas. also how Jesus’ contemporaries tried to understand him. But Jesus’ response to his contemporaries encompasses us, as well: most deeply Jesus is.

Full text of "The book of the popes (Liber pontificalis)" See other formats. Copernicus dedicated the book to Paul III (Pope: ) who was known for his astrological predilection: he had promoted an astrologer (Luca Gaurico) to a cardinal because he had twice forecasted his election to the Papacy.

but rejected his heliocentric claims. Many contemporaries expected and saw the De Revolutionibus to be offering more. This book offers a summary of the life of the nd Successor of Saint Peter, His Holiness Pope Pius XII.

It helps us understand why his contemporaries were convinced that the wartime Pontiff was a man of faith and of Brand: Paulist Press. For instance, the engraved initials from book one and twenty-two of Pope’s Iliad are based on the plates illustrating the respective books inOgilby’s Iliad.

Regarding these borrowings, we should remember that Ogilby’s translations were greatly admired by Pope and his contemporaries. Pope John XII can also refer to Pope John XII of Alexandria. Pope John XII (Latin: Ioannes XII; c. / – 14 May ), born Octavian, was the bishop of Rome and ruler of the Papal States from 16 December to his death in He was related to the counts of Tusculum, a powerful Roman family which had dominated papal politics for over half a essor: Agapetus II.

Spence's 'History of English Poetry' (James M. Osborn) and 'Pope and Our Contemporaries' (Joseph Wood Krutch). If the essays on Pope form the most satisfying part of the book, it is to some extent because they include one study of Pope's poetry as a whole-'Wit and Poetry in Pope' (Maynard Mack)-whereas the widest scope afforded to Swift.

Contemporary definition is - marked by characteristics of the present period: modern, current. How to use contemporary in a sentence. Did You Know. Synonym Discussion of contemporary. The works of Alexander Pope Esq.: In nine volumes, complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor, a little before his death.

Together with the. Alexander Pope $ Poet, son of Alexander Pope and his second wife, Edith Turner, b. in London, England, 22 May, ; d. at Twickenham, England, 30 May, His parents were both Catholics, and the son lived and died in the profession of the faith to which he was born. The poet's father was a linen.

Daniel Defoe was a prolific writer (over known publications) who could–and would–turn his hand to almost any topic; he has been called one of the greatest journalists and the father of journalism. To many of his contemporaries, he was a man who sold his pen to the political party in office and so lacking integrity.

Dan Kurzman, who wrote the book A Special Mission – Hitler’s Secret Plot to Seize the Vatican and Kidnap Pope Pius XII,” is a past winner of the National Jewish Book Award and a former Jerusalem correspondent for NBC News.

His book points out that the mission was to seize the Vatican and kidnap the pope. Regarding Pope's position in the literature of his country, there has been an extraordinary amount of controversy; some critics going the length of denying him the right to be called a poet at all.

Opinion has fluctuated remarkably on his merits. By his contemporaries he was regarded with a sort of reverential awe. The Quest for Queen Mary is a fascinating book.

It consists of notes of James Pope-Hennessy when he was preparing his biography about Queen Mary. The notes are edited by Hugo Vickers. The books gives an insight of the life of the English upper classes.

They all seem to know each other and marry each other/5. Pope Francis and the Caring Society is an indispensable resource for consideration of these vital questions.

Edited by Robert M. Whaples, with a foreword by Michael Novak, the book provides an integrated perspective on Francis and the issues he has raised, examining the intersection of religion, politics, and : Independent Institute, The.

Vatican archives to write a history of the popes. His book recorded Benedict III following Leo IV in the usual manner. Although the earliest editions of his book give no hint of a female pope, those published a few years later contain the story as related above.

It can be seen to have been squeezed into the margin and addedFile Size: KB. But Pope doesn't just write about his contemporaries here; he's also totally obsessed with classical literature.

He praises classical poets all over the place, and he also models the poem itself after the work of the classical author Horace. It's a great example of the way in which Pope and others like him looked to classical writers as role.

However, his contemporaries accused him of blatantly plagiarizing the works of other poets and dramatists, such as Shakespeare. As such, he appears as the Head Dunce in The Dunciad. Hubert Wolf, a professor of Catholic theology in Münster, was among the first to gain access to the archives of Pius XI, or Achille Ratti, who was pope from toand his important book.

When I bought this book I was kind of curious about the character. I remembered his name from the history lessons when I was young, but little more. Now I'm more than impressed about Bruno,his work - which I trully hope can find translated to portuguese or english - his intellect, his courage, his life, his contemporaries and their own work/5.Finally, his book, Dialogue on the Great World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican (), which lay at the heart of the trial, was added to the index of banned books, Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

In light of his description of Vincent, we might be surprised to learn that he did not always seem to read the Bible. Prior tothat is, before he was 36 years old, Vincent did not use the Bible very much.

We might suppose that he had little knowledge of it. Yet, as he grew older his life became more and more impacted by this dangerous book.