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Five Fascinating Facts about Alexander Pope

The life of Alexander Pope, told through five interesting pieces of biographical trivia 1. He was known as ‘the Wasp of Twickenham’. Poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744) earned this nickname because of his stinging satirical attacks on the famous people of the age, especially other writers. Pope’s long mock-epic The Dunciad (1728-43) – […]