Alexander Pope and the disappearance of the beautiful
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
Aesthetics; Art theory; Beauty (concept); Great Britain; Iconoclasm; Painting; Poetry; Pope; Alexander; 1688-1744; Rape of the lock; 1700-1800; 1714
Esthetics | Literature in English, British Isles | Other Classics
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Alexander Pope and the disappearance of the beautiful. In Ann Hurley and Kate Greenspan,
So Rich a Tapestry: The Sister Arts and Cultural Studies
Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.