The Resource Laughing at the king : selected poems, Peter Pindar ; edited with an introduction by Fenella Copplestone

Laughing at the king : selected poems, Peter Pindar ; edited with an introduction by Fenella Copplestone

Label
Laughing at the king : selected poems
Title
Laughing at the king
Title remainder
selected poems
Statement of responsibility
Peter Pindar ; edited with an introduction by Fenella Copplestone
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reveling in the sycophancy and classist pretensions of England's courts in the late 18th century, this ribald collection of satirical verse specializes in lampooning the public and private lives of the decadent British monarchy. Containing the bitingly controversial social commentary of medical man turned political satirist, Dr. John Wolcott, and penned under the pseudonym of Peter Pindar, this rousing collection pinpoints exactly why Pindar enjoyed great commercial success with his ruthless ridicule of eminent public figures-the favored target being King George III, his vain and materialistic
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
821.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3765.W7
LC item number
A65 2009eb
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Fyfield books
Label
Laughing at the king : selected poems, Peter Pindar ; edited with an introduction by Fenella Copplestone
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Introduction; A Note On The Text; Suggestions for Further Reading; The Lousiad; from Canto the First. September 1785; (Canto II. 1787); from Canto the Third. April 1791; (Canto IV. December 1792); from Canto the Fifth. November 1795; Tales of the King; from An Apologetic Postscript to Ode upon Ode. 1787; from Instructions to a Celebrated Laureat; from Peter's Pension. 1788; from The Royal Tour, and Weymouth Amusements. 1795; About the Author; Copyright
Control code
ocn806205292
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847778253
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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c7e0c2b3-7ac2-4c8b-9e3a-b5ee760c7cef
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35550454
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806205292
  • pebcs1847773613

Library Locations

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