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Essays of John Dryden

Essays of John Dryden

Author: John Dryden; W P Ker
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1900.
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Genre/Form: Essay
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Essays of John Dryden.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1900
Named Person: Virgil.; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Virgil.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Dryden; W P Ker
OCLC Number: 2834862
Notes: "Collection of Dryden's principal essays on literary subjects, with a short commentary, and an introduction intended to explain his position as a critic"--Preface
Description: 2 volumes ; 20 cm
Contents: [v.1]. Introduction --
List of Dryden's works --
Epistle dedicatory of the rival ladies (1664) --
Preface to Annus Mirabillis (1667) --
Of dramatic poesy, an essay (1668) --
Prologue to Secret Love or the Maiden Queen (1668) --
Defence of an essay of dramatic poesy (1668) --
Preface to An Evening's Love or The Mock Astrologer (1671) --
Of heroic plays, an essay (1672) --
Epilogue to the second part of the Conquest of Granada (1672) --
Defence of the epilogue (1672) --
The author's apology for heroic poetry and poetic license (1677) --
Preface to All for Love (1678) --
Preface to Troilus and Cressida, containing the grounds of criticism in tragedy (1679) --
Preface to Ovid's Epistles (1680) --
Dedication of the Spanish Friar (1681) --
Preface to Sylvæ (The second miscellany) (1685) --
Preface to Albion and Albanius (an opera) (1685) --
Notes. [v.2]. Dedication of Examen Poeticum (1693) --
A discourse concerning the original and progress of satire (1693) --
A parallel of poetry and painting (1695) --
Dedication of the Æneis (1697) --
Translation of Virgil : postscript (1697) --
Preface to the Fables (1700) --
Notes --
Appendix A: A short history of criticism, by the translation of St. Evremond (1685) --
Appendix B: Authorities, critical and historical.
Responsibility: selected and edited by W.P. Ker, M.A.


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