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Life of John Dryden.

Sir Walter Scott

Life of John Dryden.

by Sir Walter Scott

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Published by Robert Cadell in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dryden, John, -- 1631-1700.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSir Walter Scott"s Prose Works -- Vol.1. Part 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107p.
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22407803M

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Plutarch’s Life of Alexander, written as a parallel to that of Julius Caesar, is one of only five extant tertiary sources on the reign of Alexander III of Macedon, better known to history as Alexander the Great (r.

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Reading without limits, the perfect plan for #stayhome I want to read without limits. John Dryden, –, English poet, dramatist, and critic, b. Northamptonshire, grad. Cambridge, He went to London about and first came to public notice with his Heroic Stanzas (), commemorating the death of Oliver Cromwell.

The following year, however, he celebrated the restoration of Charles II with Astraea Redux. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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) Bibliographical footnotes. John Dryden was an English poet, critic, and playwright active in the second half of the 17th century. Over the span of nearly 40 years, he dabbled in a wide range of genres to great success and acclaim.

John Dryden was the eldest of the fourteen children born to Erasmus Dryden and wife Mary Pickering in the village church house of Aldwincle near Thrapston in Northamptonshire. Young Dryden spent much of his early days in the village of Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, wherein he. Description: Aureng-Zebe was John Dryden's last rhymed play and it is frequently considered his best.

In this tragedy, produced inpublished inthe plot is loosely based on a contemporary account of the struggle between the four sons of Shah Jahan, the fifth Mogul emperor.

In the last decade of Dryden's life, he brought four new works before the theatre-going public: a dramatic opera, a tragedy, a tragicomedy, and a number of appendages to an old comedy by John Fletcher, which was revived partly so that Dryden might have the author's third-night profits.

He died that night, but his family received the money. John Dryden was born at the vicarage of Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, on August 9,son of Erasmus Dryden and Mary Pickering. His family were Parliamentary supporters with Puritan leanings.

He attended Westminster School as a king's scholar under Richard Busby and. John Dryden, English poet, dramatist, and literary critic who so dominated the literary scene of his day that it came to be known as the Age of Dryden.

Besides being the greatest English poet of the later 17th century, he wrote almost 30 tragedies, comedies, and dramatic operas. John Dryden (19 August [O.S. 9 August] – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] ) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads /5.

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John Dryden (19 August [O.S. 9 August] 12 May [O.S. 1 May] ) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name/5.

The Works Of John Dryden Illustrated With Notes, Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and A Life Of the Author, By Walter Scott The Poetical Works Of John Dryden, V1 Aureng-Zebe, a Tragedy Acted At the Royal Theatre / Written By John Dryden.

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Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John Dryden; John Dryden; John Dryden; John Dryden: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Bern Kreissman.[Dryden and other translators; Dryden general editor and author of the prefatory "Life of Plutarch"] Facsimile of Vol.

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Francis Xavier. This book fills the need for a complete, accurate, and impartial reexamination of Dryden's life and career as poet, dramatist, and man of letters. By examining the numerous autobiographical passages that Dryden inserted in his writings and by interpreting these in the light of Dryden's relationships with persons and contemporary situations, the Author: Charles E.

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