Epic and Mock-Epic

Paradise Lost and The Rape of the Lock

Price: 230.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190120917

Publication date:

01/08/2019

Paperback

240 pages

Price: 230.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190120917

Publication date:

01/08/2019

Paperback

240 pages

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

Epic and Mock-epic: Paradise Lost and The Rape of the Lock is a comprehensive guide catering to the Poetry section of Core Course 7: British Poetry and Drama (17th – 18th Century) of the undergraduate English (Hons.) programme of the University of Calcutta, and follows the latest syllabus and pattern as introduced under the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS).

Rights:  World Rights

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

Table of contents

Part I: Paradise Lost: Book I
Introduction

  1. John Milton, the Man and the Poet
  2. About Paradise Lost
  3. Paradise Lost: Book I (the Text with Annotations and Analytical Notes)
  4. Analysis of the Invocation in Book I
  5. Milton’s Scholarship in Classical Languages

Character Sketches
Short Notes
List of Select Resources
Multiple Choice Questions
Previous Years’ Questions
Appendix 1: Bible passages believed to refer to Satan
Appendix 2: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus: The Hell within
Part II: The Rape of the Lock: Cantos I, II and III
Introduction
  1. Alexander Pope, the Man and the Poet
  2. About The Rape of the Lock
  3. The Rape of the Lock: Cantos I, II and III (the Text with Annotations)
  4. Stylistic Changes in the 1714 Version
  5. Pope’s Scholarship

Character Sketches
Short Notes
List of Select Resources
Multiple Choice Questions
Previous Years’ Questions
Appendix 1: Ombre
Appendix 2: The Heroic Couplet: A Historical Survey
Appendix 3: From Essays by Sainte-Beuve

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

Features

  • Complete coverage of the Poetry section of the latest CBCS syllabus for Core Course 7
  • Annotated texts of Paradise Lost: Book I and The Rape of the Lock: Cantos I, II and III
  • Discussions on the lives and works of the poets
  • Analysis of major concepts and themes pertaining to the texts
  • Important character sketches
  • Short notes on key topics
  • Lists of select readings for in-depth understanding of concepts
  • Multiple-choice questions for practice, with answer keys for self-evaluation
  • Previous years’ questions to aid review and familiarize students with question patterns

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

First Edition

Anamika Chakraborty

Table of contents

Part I: Paradise Lost: Book I
Introduction

  1. John Milton, the Man and the Poet
  2. About Paradise Lost
  3. Paradise Lost: Book I (the Text with Annotations and Analytical Notes)
  4. Analysis of the Invocation in Book I
  5. Milton’s Scholarship in Classical Languages

Character Sketches
Short Notes
List of Select Resources
Multiple Choice Questions
Previous Years’ Questions
Appendix 1: Bible passages believed to refer to Satan
Appendix 2: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus: The Hell within
Part II: The Rape of the Lock: Cantos I, II and III
Introduction
  1. Alexander Pope, the Man and the Poet
  2. About The Rape of the Lock
  3. The Rape of the Lock: Cantos I, II and III (the Text with Annotations)
  4. Stylistic Changes in the 1714 Version
  5. Pope’s Scholarship

Character Sketches
Short Notes
List of Select Resources
Multiple Choice Questions
Previous Years’ Questions
Appendix 1: Ombre
Appendix 2: The Heroic Couplet: A Historical Survey
Appendix 3: From Essays by Sainte-Beuve

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