The Iliad of Homer by Alexander Pope

By Alexander Pope

This e-book comprises Alexander Pope’s seminal interpretation of the unique Homeric poem, released serially from 1715 to 1720. Hailed by means of Samuel Johnson as “a functionality which no age or country may perhaps desire to equal,” this can be a vintage textual content that has moulded centuries of British and American tradition via its attractive and undying poetry. whole with the inimitable line drawing Flexman, this variation offers an ideal rendering of this fantastic English verse which captures splendidly the music of Homer himself – a must-read for everyone. Alexander used to be an English poet, most famous for his satirical verse and for the writing of this booklet. he's additionally the third-most quoted author within the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations after Shakespeare and Tennyson. This ebook is proudly republished now with a brand new introductory biography of the author.

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