The Poems of Alexander Pope Author:Alexander Pope (edited by Prof. John Butt) A one-volume edition of the Twickenham Text with selected annotations. Edited, with a preface by Professor John Butt. — A splendid presentation of Pope's poems, excluding only his translations of Homer, this is the only one-volume edition that can lay claim to completeness and accuracy of text. It presents the corpus of Pope's poetry as printed... more » in the highly praised Twickenham Edition, except the the 1712 version of "The Rape of the Lock" and other early versions of phrases preserved in the critical apparatus of the six-volume work. Pope's won notes to his poems are included, as well as a generous selection of the copious anotation in the Twickenham text.
This reduced version of the unsurpassed standard edition of Pope--one of the greatest acievements of modern English scholarship--will be essential to both students and scholars.
Johan Butt, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at Edingurgh University, is general editor of the Twinckenham Edition.« less