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The just and the lively : the literary criticism of John Dryden

Author: Michael Werth Gelber
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
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"John Dryden is the father of English literary criticism. In The Just and the Lively, Michael Werth Gelber provides the first complete study of that criticism since Dryden's death almost three hundred years ago. Through a detailed reading of each of Dryden's essays, the book explains and illustrates the unity and the development of his thought. The Just and the Lively is written in a prose that should appeal not  Read more...
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Gelber, Michael Werth.
Just and the lively.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607173801
Named Person: John Dryden; John Dryden; John Dryden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Werth Gelber
ISBN: 0719054141 9780719054143 0719061423 9780719061424
OCLC Number: 41159280
Description: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Themes and variations. 1. The ends of criticism. 2. From theory to practice (1664) --
pt. II. First principles. 3. A French play (1665-1668). 4. The new imbalance (1667-1668). 5. A charter of freedom (1668-1670). 6. Varieties of comic experience (1671). 7. The heroic play (1672). 8. The heroic play (concluded). 9. Sweeping of the stakes (1672) --
pt. III. New directions. 10. The classical moment (1673-1679). 11. The great tradition (1680-1700). 12. The Battle of the Books (1680-1700). 13. A critic and scholar (1680-1700). 14. The modern temper (1693-1700) --
pt. IV. A Summing up. 15. Evaluations.
Responsibility: Michael Werth Gelber.

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