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English critical essays (sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries)

Author: Edmund D Jones
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Pomona Press], [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund D Jones
ISBN: 9781406790689 1406790680
OCLC Number: 263146120
Notes: Cover title.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1922.
Publication information from Amazon web site 3-24-08.
Description: viii, 394 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: An apology for poetry / Sir Philip Sidney --
From Observations in the art of English poesy / Thomas Campion --
A defence of rhyme / Samuel Daniel --
The nature of poetry / Francis Bacon --
Extracts from Timber, or Discoveries / Ben Jonson --
To the memory of my beloved master William Shakespeare and what he hath left us / [Ben Jonson] --
Preface to Samson Agonistes / John Milton --
An essay on dramatic poesy / John Dryden --
Preface to the Fables / [John Dryden] --
From The advancement and reformation of modern poetry / John Dennis --
An essay on criticism / Alexander Pope --
Chevy Chase / Joseph Addison --
Criticisms on Paradise lost / [Joseph Addison] --
The fairy way of writing / [Joseph Addison] --
Poetic diction / Thomas Gray --
Dodsley's miscellany / [Thomas Gray] --
Conjectures on original composition / Edward Young --
Heroic and Gothic manners / Richard Hurd --
Spenser and Milton / [Richard Hurd] --
The faerie queene / [Richard Hurd] --
Dryden as critic and poet / Samuel Johnson --
Gray / [Samuel Johnson] --
Preface to Milton's minor poems / Thomas Warton.
Responsibility: [selected and ed. by] Edmund D. Jones.


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