An Essay on Man

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 12. aug. 2016 - 144 sider
Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet. Pope became famous quickly for his use of the heroic couplet and aside from Shakespeare he is the most frequently quoted writer in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Pope's most famous works are An Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock, and The Dunciad. An Essay on Man is an epic poem published in 1734. The poem is noted for helping to popularize optimistic philosophy throughout Europe.

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An Essay on Man

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Pope's poem An Essay on Man—formulated to "vindicate the ways of God to man"—was one of the most widely disseminated and well-known publications of the 18th century, notably impacting Enlightenment ... Les hele vurderingen

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