E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. London, May 21st, 1688; d. Twickenham, May 30th, 1744). Pastorals (1709); An Essay on Criticism (1711); The Rape of the Lock (1711 and 1714); The Messiah (1712); The Temple of Fame (1712); Prologue to Cato (1713); Windsor Forest (1713); Ode for St. Cecilias Day (1713); Narrative of Dr. Robert Norris, concerning the Strange and Deplorable Frenzy of J. D. (John Dennis) (1713); Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady (1717); Epistle from Eloisa to Abelard (1717); Three Hours After Marriage, translation of the Iliad (171520); edition of Shakespeare (1725), translation of the
Odyssey (172526); Letters to Cromwell (1726); Treatise on the Bathos (1727); The Dunciad (1728); contributions to The Grub Street Journal (173037); Epistle on Taste (1731); Essay on Man (173234); Moral Essays (173235); Epistle to Arbuthnot (1735); Correspondence (1735 and 1736); Imitations of Horace (173347); Epilogue to the Satires (1738); The New Dunciad (174243). Best edition of Works, Elwins. See also the editions by A. W. Ward (1869), Mark Pattison (1869), Cowden Clarke (1873), and Rossetti (1873), with biographies; Concordance to Popes Works, by Abbot (1875); and Pope (1880). For Criticism, see Johnsons Lives of the Poets, Hazlitts English Poets, De Quinceys Leaders of Literature, Sainte Beuves Causeries, Taines English Literature, Stephens Hours in a Library and his Pope (Men of Letters), a German Life by Deetz (Leipzic, 1876), Lowells Study Windows, etc.