John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, was a poet and courtier of King Charles II’s Restoration court, whose rakish lifestyle, biting satires and obscene verses established his name as one of the greatest wits of his time. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete works of Rochester, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Rochester’s life and works
* Concise introduction to the poet and his works
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Rare poems often missed out of collections
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Rochester’s rare play LUCINA’S RAPE
* Features two bonus biographies, including Gilbert Burnet’s seminal study – immerse yourself in Rochester’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
BRIEF INTRODUCTION: EARL OF ROCHESTER

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Play
LUCINA’S RAPE

The Biographies
THE LIFE OF THE EARL OF ROCHESTER by Dr. Johnson
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER by Gilbert Burnet