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John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Verse satire, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Love poetry, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by David M. Vieth.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 819
    ContributionsVieth, David M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3669.R2 .J6 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2396087M
    ISBN 100824089855
    LC Control Number87025824


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Building on the strength of Keith Walker’s acclaimed The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), leading scholar Nicholas Fisher presents a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the work of one the greatest Restoration wits.

Includes the text of Lucina’s Rape, Rochester’s adaptation of Fletcher’s revenge tragedy Valentinian, in a text that readily identifies Rochester’s Brand: Wiley. Review: A Profane Wit: The Life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Johnson has done a fine job of collecting obscure facts and references, but as a long-time scholar focusing on Lord and Lady Rochester, I cannot credit many of the explanations provided in this book.

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The Works of John Wilmot Earl of Rochester Harold Love (ed.) Publisher: Oxford University Press. Published in print: John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester. This edition reviewed. 1st Book. Nempe incomposito dixi etc. Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse: – John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester.

– Return.John Dryden Samuel Pepys John Bunyan Aphra Behn John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea Mary Astell William Congreve Matthew Prior Daniel Defoe John Gay Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Jonathan Swift Joseph Addison Sir Richard Steele James Thomson Alexander Pope Dr.

Samuel Johnson Thomas Gray William Collins Christopher.