Title

Alexander Pope and the disappearance of the beautiful

Editors

Ann Hurley and Kate Greenspan

Document Type

Chapter

Publication Date

1995

Publication Title

So Rich a Tapestry: The Sister Arts and Cultural Studies

Publisher

Bucknell University Press

Publisher Location

Lewisburg, PA

First page number:

85

Last page number:

115

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

Keywords

Aesthetics; Art theory; Beauty (concept); Great Britain; Iconoclasm; Painting; Poetry; Pope; Alexander; 1688-1744; Rape of the lock; 1700-1800; 1714

Disciplines

Esthetics | Literature in English, British Isles | Other Classics

Language

English

Comments

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

Permissions

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Identifier

ISBN: 9780838752821


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