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A profane wit : the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, James William Johnson

Label
A profane wit : the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Title
A profane wit
Title remainder
the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
Statement of responsibility
James William Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Of the glittering, licentious court around King Charles II, John Wilmot the second Earl of Rochester was the most notorious. Simultaneously admired and vilified, he personified the rake-hell. Libertine, profane, promiscuous, he shocked his pious contemporaries with his doubts about religion and his blunt verses that dealt with sex or vicious satiric assaults on the high and mighty of the court. This account of Rochester and his times provides the facts behind his legendary reputation as a rake and his deathbed repentance. However, it also demonstrates that he was a loving if unfaithful husband, a devoted father, a loyal friend, a serious scholar, a social critic, and an aspiring patriot."--Jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, James William
Dewey number
  • 821/.4
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3669.R2
LC item number
J65 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poets, English
  • Rochester, John Wilmot
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
A profane wit : the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, James William Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-443) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
56324595
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 467 pages
Isbn
9781580461702
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004019052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
A profane wit : the life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, James William Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-443) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Control code
56324595
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 467 pages
Isbn
9781580461702
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004019052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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