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Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus


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A satirical work, directed against ‘false tastes in learning’, initiated by the Scriblerus Club and written mainly by Arbuthnot. It was printed in the second volume of Pope's prose works in 1741.

The name ‘Martin Scriblerus’ was occasionally used by Pope as a pseudonym, and by Crabbe in some of his earlier poems.

Subjects: Literature.


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