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Alexander Pope

by in A-E 22/10/2013

Alexander Pope

'''Alexander Pope''' (c. 1727), an English poet best known for his ''Essay on Criticism'', ''The Rape of the Lock'' and ''The Dunciad''”’Alexander Pope”’ (c. 1727), an English poet best known for his ”Essay on Criticism”, ”The Rape of the Lock” and ”The Dunciad”

name: Alexander Pope

birth place: London

death place: Twickenham (today an incorporated area of London)

occupation: Poet

Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

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