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The complete art of poetry : in six parts, I. Of the nature, use, excellence, rise and progress of poetry, &c. ; II. Of the use and necessity of rules in poetry ; III. Of the manner, rules, and art of composing epigrams, pastorals, odes, &c. ; IV. Of tragedy and comedy ; how to draw the plot, and form the characters of both ; V. The rules of the epic or narrative poem, of the poetic diction or language, and of English numbers ; VI. A collection of the most beautiful descriptions, similes, allusions, &c. from Spenser, and our best English poets, as well ancient as modern, with above ten thousand verses, not to be found in any performance of this kind ; Shakespeariana, or the most beautiful topicks, descriptions, and similes that occur throughout all Shakespear's plays Preview this item
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The complete art of poetry : in six parts, I. Of the nature, use, excellence, rise and progress of poetry, &c. ; II. Of the use and necessity of rules in poetry ; III. Of the manner, rules, and art of composing epigrams, pastorals, odes, &c. ; IV. Of tragedy and comedy ; how to draw the plot, and form the characters of both ; V. The rules of the epic or narrative poem, of the poetic diction or language, and of English numbers ; VI. A collection of the most beautiful descriptions, similes, allusions, &c. from Spenser, and our best English poets, as well ancient as modern, with above ten thousand verses, not to be found in any performance of this kind ; Shakespeariana, or the most beautiful topicks, descriptions, and similes that occur throughout all Shakespear's plays

Author: Charles Gildon
Publisher: London : Printed for Charles Rivington, 1718.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Gildon
OCLC Number: 2935278
Notes: Index to Shakespeariana: v. 1, p. [363-368].
Vol. 2 arranged alphabetically by subject.
Title vignette (v. 2); head- and tailpieces; initials.
Description: 2 volumes : music ; 17 cm
Contents: v. 1. I. Of the nature, use, excellence, rise and progress of poetry, etc. --II. Of the use and necessity of rules in poetry.-III. Of the manner, rules, and art of composing epigrams, pastorals, odes, &c.--IV. Of Tragedy and comedy, how to draw the plot, and form the characters of both.--V. The rules of the epic or narrative poem. of the poetic diction or language, and of English numbers.--VI. A collection of the most beautiful descriptions, similes, allusions, &c. ... v. 2. Poems.
Responsibility: by Charles Gildon, Gent.

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