Pope, Alexander

Pope, Alexander, dieser Heros der engl. Dichtkunst, ein Freund Swift's, angefeindet wegen seiner beißenden Satyre, aber auch bewundert wegen der Eleganz und Schönheit seiner Schreibart, war der Sohn eines Leinwandhändlers, wurde zu London am 8. Juni 1688 geb., war ein Zeitgenosse und Freund der berühmten Montague (s. d.), die er später jedoch unversöhnlich anfeindete, und starb den 30. Mai 1744 zu Twickenham, wo ihm der Bischof Warburton ein Denkmal gesetzt hat. Unter seinen vielen Schriften erwähnen wir hier: seine »Pastorals;« »Elegy on an infortunate lady;« »Rape of the lock;« »Eloisa to Abelard;« »Sappho;« »Imitations of Horace;« »Dunciade« und eine Uebersetzung der »Odyssee.« Deutsche Uebersetzungen seiner Werke erschienen: in Altona, 5 Bde. 1752–63 und London 1815 in 3 Bänden.

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