Chapter 7. Epigrams, Impromptus, Jeux d'esprit, etc.

  1. Keith Walker and
  2. Nicholas Fisher

Published Online: 26 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318999.ch7

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape

How to Cite

Walker, K. and Fisher, N. (eds) (2010) Epigrams, Impromptus, Jeux d'esprit, etc., in John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318999.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405187794

Online ISBN: 9781444318999

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Keywords:

  • Epigrams, Impromptus, Jeux d'esprit;
  • Rochester extempore;
  • On Samuel Pordage;
  • [Impromptu on Queen Catherine];
  • [To forme a Plott];
  • [On King Charles];
  • Lord Rochester upon hearing the Singing in a Country Church;
  • [To Lady Rochester]

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • To his more than Meritorious Wife

  • Rochester extempore

  • Upon Betty Frazer 1677

  • The Earl of Rochester's Answer, to a Paper of Verses, sent him by L. B. Felton, and taken out of the Translation of Ovid's Epistles, 1680.

  • [On Louis XIV]

  • Lord Rochester upon hearing the Singing in a Country Church