John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

BookJohn Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Writers and Their Work

2000

March 30th, 2000

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Written by a renowned scholar and broadcaster, this account of Wilmot's work strives to place it in its socio-political context and describe the way the poet and his work were co-opted after his premature death to serve contrasting political agendas.

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Germaine Greer is Professor of English and Comparative Studies at Warwick University, and defining Feminist.

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half Title2
Title Page4
Copyright5
Contents6
Biographical Outline8
Note14
1 Introduction16
2 The Poet’s Biography24
3 The Poet at Court41
4 The Poet of Love52
5 The Female Impersonator60
6 The Poet in the Theatre69
7 Doubt’s Boundless Sea82
Abbreviations89
Notes90
Select Bibliography97
Index102