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Title:
A profane wit : the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Author:
Johnson, James William, 1927-
Publication Information:
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2004.
Physical Description:
x, 467 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A christian upbringing (1647-1655) -- A classical education (1656-1659) -- Growing debauched at Oxford (1660-1661) -- The grand tour (1662-1664) -- Campaigns and engagements (1665) -- Pursuits and conquests (1666) -- Man's estate (1667) -- The king's pimp (1668-1669) -- Love raised to extremes (1669-1670) -- The quintessence of debauchery (1671) -- Sallies in the country (1671-1672) -- Sodom (1673) -- New scenes of foppery (January-June 1674) -- Dog days and masques (July-December 1674) -- Reversals and recognitions (1675) -- Livy and sickness (January-April 1676) -- Flights and disguises (May-December 1676) -- Sessions poetical and political (1677) -- Scurvy alarums (1678) -- Extremity : on all sides (1678-1679) -- An end of communion (1679-1680) -- Sapience Angelical (May-July 1680).
ISBN:
9781580461702
Format :
Book