Title

Alexander Pope and the disappearance of the beautiful

Document Type

Chapter

Abstract

Considers the ideology of the aesthetic reflected in Pope's Rape of the Lock (1714). Argues that Pope practices an aesthetic of resistance to iconoclasm grounded in a linear theory of painting

Disciplines

Esthetics | Literature in English, British Isles | Other Classics

Comments

Also published in the Eighteenth-Century Life Vol 16(3) in November 1992 pages 46-64.

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