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A Modern Dunciad

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Published by Smith .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American - General,
  • American Contemporary Poetry,
  • Poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8319436M
ISBN 100912292490
ISBN 109780912292496
OCLC/WorldCa5465362

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(Pope pretends the poem is an ancient epic that needs a modern scholarly commentary.) In he published The New Dunciad, a fourth book, and in he republished the whole as The Dunciad in Four Books. The version is a thorough revision of the original poem in three books; among other things, the "hero" of the poem has been changed.   The Dunciad is, among other things, the first English satire on celebrity chefs and the greedy foodies who adore them. The chef is a modern "priest", performing strange transformations of . The Dunciad is a mock-heroic satire in which Alexander Pope attacks various figures in the literary world of his time—and by extension, the widespread decline in intellectual and moral values he. Get this from a library! A modern Dunciad. [Richard W Nason] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Nason. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.

  The Modern Dunciad Hardcover – Novem by. Anonymous (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover, Novem Author. Anonymous. Modern Dunciad. New York: The Smith: [Distributed by Horizon Press], © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Nason. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Modern Dunciad by Richard Nason (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The Dunciad in Four Books of was the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this authoritative edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern by:

  A Modern Dunciad Book 1, introduced by Joe Safdie A Modern Dunciad Book 4 & Epilogue See also “Permanent Revolution: The Value of Bitterness,” Joe. The Dunciad: Book II: Argument. The King being proclaimed, the solemnity is graced with public games and sports of various kinds; not instituted by the Hero, as by Æneas in Virgil, but for greater honour by the Goddess in person (in like manner as the games Pythia, Isthmia, &c. were anciently said to be ordained by the Gods, and as Thetis.   The Dunciad in Four Books of was the culmination of the series of Dunciads which Alexander Pope produced over the last decade and a half of his life. It comprises not only a poem, but also a mass of authorial annotation and appendices, and this authoritative edition is the only one available which gives all the verse and the prose in a clearly laid-out form, with a full modern Cited by: George Daniel's satire (published anonymously) owes less to Pope's Dunciad than to Thomas James Mathias's Pursuits of Literature and to William Gifford's Baviad and its Juvenalian original. Daniel adorns his poem with copious notes which occasionally shed some light on minor writers of the Regency era — though some obvious targets have been overlooked, possibly because they were the author's.