The Rape of the Lock
An Heroi-comical Poem in Five CantosBook - 2007
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SOPHIE GEE
A hideous crime is committed at a fashionable London society gathering. The victim is the beautiful, innocent Belinda, her attacker is the dastardly Baron, and his weapon of choice is a pair of scissors...
Pope's mock-epic is the sharp and witty tale of the most famous bad hair day in the history of literature.