A Contradiction Still: Representations of Women in the Poetry of Alexander Pope
Manchester University Press, 1998 - 245 pages
This text offers a critique of the views concerning gender and gender roles expressed or implied in Pope's poetry. Knellwolf approaches Pope's stylistic complexity revealing it as an effect of his engagement with a historical situation in which the position of women was one of the most prominent sources of ideological conflict. She provides a discussion of Pope's poetic language and relates it to the wider context of publication in which male writers defended the masculine privilege of literary authorship against intellectual women.
Contradiction and the Epistle to a Lady
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