234 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. LITERARY STUDIES. Investigates the background and conventions of the "Augustan" Imitation and formal verse satire and, where possible, to suggest ways in which knowledge of these conventions can illuminate the successes and failures of seventeenth-century poems. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Augustan Imitation, Satire, Howard D. Weinbrot, Literary Studies, Edward Young, Jonathan Swift, Virgil, Alexander Pope, Juvenal, Samuel Johnson, Imitation, Horace, John Dryden, James Boswell, Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux).
Very Good. Weinbrot, Howard D. THE FORMAL STRAIN, Studies in Augustan Imitation and Satire. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1969. 234p, 1/4 cloth, dj edge-worn & chipped, vg. Study of Restoration literary usages. First edition.
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