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John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Rochester was the most original talent among the poets of the Restoration and deserves serious study. Professor Germaine Greer's account of his work strives conscientiously to place it in its socio-political context and to describe the way the poet and and his work were co-opted after his premature death to serve contrasting political agendas.
Paperback, 93 pages
Published June 27th 2000 by Northcote House Publishers (first published 2000)
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Germaine Greer is an Australian born writer, journalist and scholar of early modern English literature, widely regarded as one of the most significant feminist voices of the later 20th century.

Greer's ideas have created controversy ever since her ground-breaking The Female Eunuch became an international best-seller in 1970, turning her overnight into a household name and bringing her both adulatio
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