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John Dryden : the major works

Author: John Dryden; Keith Walker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together a combination of Dryden's poetry and prose - all the major poems in full, literary criticism, and translations - to give the essence of his work and thinking

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Named Person: John Dryden; John Dryden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; Keith Walker
ISBN: 0192840770 9780192840776
OCLC Number: 53091349
Description: xviii, 967 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: To John Hoddesdon on his Divine epigrams --
Heroic stanzas --
To Sir Robert Howard --
Astraea Redux --
To his sacred majesty --
To Dr. Charleton --
Prologue to The rival ladies --
Annus mirabilis --
An essay of dramatic poetry --
Prologues to Secret love --
Prologue and epilogue to Sir Martin Mar-all --
Prologue to The wild gallant revived --
Prologue and epilogue to The tempest --
Prologue and epilogue to Tyrannic love --
Prologue to the first part of The conquest of Granada --
Epilogue to The second part of The conquest of Granada --
Prologue and epilogue to Aureng-Zebe --
Epilogue to The man of mode --
MacFlecknoe --
Heads of an answer to Rymer --
Prologue to Oedipus --
Preface to Ovid's epistles --
Canace to Macareus --
Dido to Aeneas --
Prologue to The Spanish friar --
Epilogue to Mithridates --
Absalom and Achitophel --
From the second part fo Absalom and Achitophel --
The medal Prologue to the duchess on her return from Scotland --
Religio laici --
Ovid's Elegies. Book II. The nineteenth elegy --
Prologue to The university of Oxford [What Greece] --
Epilogue to Oxford [Oft has our poet] --
Prologue to The University of Oxford [Through actors] --
Prologue spoken at the opening of The new house --
To the memory of Mr. Oldham --
Preface to Sylvae --
Nisus and Euryalus --
Translations from Lucretius: The beginning of the first book --
The beginning of the second book --
The latter part of th third book --
The fourth book --
From the fifth book --
Daphnis --
A new song --
Song [Go tell Amynta] --
The third ode of the first book of Horace --
The ninth ode of the first book of Horace --
The twenty-ninth ode of the third book of Horace --
The second epode of Horace --
To Sir George Etherege --
To Anne Killigrew --
To Henry Higden --
A song for St. Cecilia's day, 1687 --
Prologue to Don Sebastian --
Prologue to The mistakes --
The lady's song --
To Mr Southerne --
Eleonora: a paragyric poem --
The sixth satire of Juvenal --
The tenth satire of Persius --
The first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Ovid's amours. Book I. Elegy 1 --
Ovid's Amours. Book I. Elegy 4 --
Ovid's Art of love, Book I --
The fable of Iphis and Ianthe --
The fable of Acis, Polyphemus, and Galatea --
A song to a fair young lady --
Prologue [Gallants, a bashful poet] --
Veni, creator spiritus --
Rondelay --
The last parting of Hector and Andromache --
To my dear friend Mr Congreve --
To Sir Godfrey Kneller --
An ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell --
Virgil 's Georgics: Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
Postscript to the reader appended to the Aeneid --
Alexander's feast --
To Mr Motteux --
Fables ancient and modern: Preface --
To her grace the duchess of Ormonde --
Palamon and Arcite --
To my honoured kinsman John Driden --
Meleager and Atalanta --
Sigismonda and Guiscardo --
Baucis and Philemon --
Pygmalion and the statue --
Cinyras and Myrrha --
The first book of Homer's Iliad --
The cock and the fox --
Theodore and Honoria --
Ceyx and Alcyone --
The flower and the leaf --
The twelfth book of Ovid's Metamorphoses --
The speeches of Ajax and Ulysses --
The wife of Bath's tale --
Of the Pythagorean philosophy --
The character of a good parson --
The monument fo a fair maiden lady --
Cymon and Iphigenia --
The secular masque --
A song [Fair, sweet, and young] --
Aesacus transformed into a cormorant.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Keith Walker.
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