Books by Alexander Pope

SCRIBLERUS by Alexander Pope
Released: April 1, 2003

"One wonders how it ever drifted out of the canon."
This malicious and energetic (and little-known) satire on intellectual pretensions is an important rediscovery: a fugitive text published in 1741 in the great Augustan poet's collected prose works, though written much earlier by Pope, with the help of his crony, physician-wit-bon vivant John Arbuthnot (and possibly with help from their mutual friend Jonathan Swift). Read full book review >