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Author Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680.

Title John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester : the poems, and Lucina's rape / edited by Keith Walker and Nicholas Fisher
Published Chichester, England : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013


Description 1 online resource (296 p.)
Contents John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester; Contents; List of Illustrations; Note on This Edition; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Introduction; Further Reading; Abbreviations; 1 Juvenilia; 2 Love Poems; 3 Translations; 4 Prologues and Epilogues; 5 Satires and Lampoons; 6 Poems to Mulgrave and Scroope; 7 Epigrams, Impromptus, Jeux d'esprit, etc.; 8 Poems Less Securely Attributed to Rochester; 9 Lucina's Rape Or The Tragedy of Vallentinian; Index of Proper Names; Index of Titles and First Lines
Summary Building on the strength of Keith Walker's acclaimed The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1984), 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 revisionsPresents the poems in versions that were current during Rochester's lifetime, allowing the reader to experience the poems as Rochester's contemporaries did<l
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680.
Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680.
English literature.
English literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Walker, Keith, 1936- editor.
Fisher, Nicholas, editor
LC no. 2009032171
ISBN 1118519361