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Author Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.

Title The art of sinking in poetry : Martinus Scriblerus [Peri bathous] : A critical edition / by Edna Leake Steeves ; with bibliographical notes on "The last volume" of the Swift-Pope Miscellanies by R.H. Griffith and E.L. Steeves.

Published New York : King's Crown Press, 1952.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  821.53A.s    AVAILABLE
Physical description 207p ; 21cm.
Notes The text, which first appeared as the introductory essay in "The last volume" of the 1st ed. the Swift-Pope miscellanies (Motte, 1727-28), is here reproduced in two copies of that edition, one in the possession of the editor, the other in Yale University Library.
Though the piece has been published in the works of at least three Scriblerians - Pope, Swift and Arbuthnot, it has been generally accepted as chiefly Pope's.
500 copies printed.
Thesis notes E.L. Steeves' thesis - Columbia University.
Other author Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Steeves, Edna L. (Edna Leake)
Variant Title Peri bathous