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"I could publish my own heart": the correspondence of Alexander Pope in manuscript and print

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This thesis examines the editorial craft behind Alexander Pope’s self-published letters to reveal how these complex social and literary texts illuminate both the self-representative strategies of their author-editor and the ambiguous status of the letter within eighteenth-century culture. Through a series of chapter case studies, it examines manuscript letters alongside those published in Pope’s lifetime, including two editions published by Edmund Curll in 1726 and 1735, and the three edition...

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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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0000-0002-9399-0837
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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