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John Dryden

Author: David Hopkins
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1986
Series: British and Irish authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book, with its emphasis on Dryden as a poet - as opposed simply to topical commentator or controversialist - will prove an ideal introduction for students of his work.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hopkins
ISBN: 0521313791 9780521313797
OCLC Number: 1014503914
Description: VIII, 216 p. 22 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Dryden's verse; 2. Disappointment and promise: Dryden's early career; 3. Poems of controversy: Mac Flecknoe and Absalom and Achitophel; 4. New directions: religion and translation in the 1680s; 5. 'Studying Nature's Laws': the Juvenal and Virgil; 6. An improving writer to his last': the Fables; Notes' Index.
Series Title: British and Irish authors
Responsibility: David Hopkins.


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