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Dramatic essays

Author: John Dryden
Publisher: London and Toronto/New York ; J.M. Dent and Sons/E.P. Dutton and Co., [1931]
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Early works to 1800
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Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Dramatic essays.
London & Toronto/New York, J.M. Dent and sons ltd./E.P. Dutton and Co. [1931]
(OCoLC)760223048
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden
OCLC Number: 1346164
Notes: "First published in this edition 1912; reprinted ... 1931."
Introduction by William Henry Hudson.
Description: xix, 299 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Epistle dedicatory --
To the reader --
An essay of dramatic poesy --
A defence of An essay of dramatic poesy --
On comedy, farce, and tragedy --
Of heroic plays --
The dramatic poetry of the last age --
Heroic poetry and poetic license --
"Antony and Cleopatra" and the art of tragedy --
The grounds of criticism in tragedy --
Ovid and the art of translation --
Nature and dramatic art --
Preface to Sylvæ --
Musical drama --
Rhyme and blank verse --
The proper wit of poetry --
Examen poeticum --
Virgil and the Æneid --
On translating the poets --
Notes.
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Responsibility: by John Dryden.

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