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Description - The Works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by John Wilmot Rochester

John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester (1647-80), was a leading member of the group of "court wits" surrounding Charles II. One of the wittiest, and most sexually explicit poets of the time, his poems circulated principally in manuscript, making the tracing of their transmissional history more difficult. This edition presents a scholarly text based on detailed examination of the manuscripts, with full textual and explanatory notes. It is intended as a contribution to the study of manuscript publication as well as a resource for all students of Rochester.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198183679
ISBN-10: 0198183674
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 146mm x 41mm)
Pages: 712
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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