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Pope's poetic legacy, 1744-1830

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Jerome McGann observes that 'DECEPTIVE apparitions haunt romantic writing'. This thesis investigates one such haunting apparition; it analyses the ways in which selected eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century poets engage with the poetry of Alexander Pope. The received view of "Romantic" anti-Popeanism is expressed in comments such as that of William Hazlitt's—'I do not think there is any point of sympathy between Pope and the Lake School: on the contrary, I know there is an ...

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University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-07-03

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