Alexander Pope was a poet best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. He popularized the heroic couplet, and wrote such poems as The Rape of the Lock. He was arguably the only great poet of Enlightenment England.
Notable works in ARB’s collection:
- The temple of fame: A vision (1715), 1st edition
- The dunciad, with notes variorum (1729), 2nd edition
- Of the use of riches, an epistle to the Right Honorable Allen lord Bathurst (1732), 1st edition