Alexander Pope’s Catholic Vision: “Slave to no sect”

  • Authors
  • G. Douglas Atkins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. G. Douglas Atkins
    Pages 1-11
  3. G. Douglas Atkins
    Pages 23-40
  4. G. Douglas Atkins
    Pages 58-61
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 62-69

About this book


A fresh look at the greatest poet of early eighteenth-century England, this highly readable book focuses on Pope's religious thinking and major poems. G. Douglas Atkins extends the argument that the Roman Catholic poet was no Deist, 'closet' or otherwise.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46619-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34478-6
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