Poetry Books by John Dryden

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Poetical Works of John Dryden Authors: HardPress, John Dryden
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
Published Date: 2013-06
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book Dryden Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Pearson Education
Published Date: 2007
Categories: Literary Criticism
Dryden's genius is unveiled through the extensive annotations in this celebrated edition of his work. Incorporates substantial explanatory annotation to the poems, comprising explanations of contemporary references and literary allusions Provides a carefully modernised text of the poems Compiled by an experienced author team

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book Discourses on Satire and Epic Poetry Authors: John Dryden
Publisher:
Published Date: 2007-12
Categories: Literary Criticism
An heroic poem (truly such) is undoubtedly the greatest work which the soul of man is capable to perform. The design of it is to form the mind to heroic virtue by example; it is conveyed in verse that it may delight while it instructs. The action of it is always one, entire, and great. The least and most trivial episodes or under- actions which are interwoven in it are parts either necessary or convenient to carry on the main design.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book All for Love Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: A&C Black
Published Date: 2014-06-19
Categories: Drama
All for Love or, The World Well Lost is John Dryden's 1677 adaptation of the tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra into a neo-classical quintet with supporting voices: After Cleopatra's desertion of Antony at the battle of Actium, not only his wife Octavia but also his general Ventidius and his friend Dolabella strive to win him over to their side. Antony, torn between the claims of duty, friendship, dignity and love, despairs when he hears the rumour of Cleopatra's death, which is not, as in Shakespeare's version, spread by the queen herself but by her deceitful eunuch. This edition includes Dryden's dedication of the play to the Earl of Danby and his preface, in which he defends against French neo-classicist strictures the liberties he took with his sources; it further discusses the play's austere power in the theatre, which is unjustly considered to be inferior to Shakespeare's quite distinct version of the story.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden - Volume IV Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: CreateSpace
Published Date: 2015-04-21
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"The Works of John Dryden - Volume IV" from John Dryden. English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668 (1631-1700).

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume VIII Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 1962-01-01
Categories: Literary Criticism
Volume VIII contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly appartus: Wild Gallant, Rival Ladies, and Indian Queen.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book Aureng-Zebe Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Published Date: 1971-01-01
Categories: Drama
Aureng-Zebe was John Dryden's last rhymed play and it is frequently considered his best. In this tragedy, produced in 1675, published in 1676, the plot is loosely based on a contemporary account of the struggle between the four sons of Shah Jahan, the fifth Mogul emperor, for the succession to the throne. The hero is a figure of exemplary rationality, virtue, and patience whose stepmother lusts after him and whose father pursues the woman with whom Aureng-Zebe is himself in love. Dryden evinces a deeply disturbing awareness of the anarchy and impotence which threaten every aspect of human life, emotional, moral, and political.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume XI Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 1978-09-20
Categories: Literary Criticism
Volume XI contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly appartus: The Conquest of Granada, Marriage A-la-Mode, and The Assignation.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book Essays of John Dryden Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: READ BOOKS
Published Date: 2008-02
Categories: Literary Collections
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume V Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 1988-04-06
Categories: Literary Criticism
Volumes V and VI concern Dryden's most involved labor: the complete translation of Virgil into English. Volume V contains The Pastorals and The Georgics in their entirety; the first six books of The Aeneid is contained as well.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Major Works Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published Date: 2003
Categories: Literary Criticism
This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Dryden's poetry and prose - all the major poems in full, literary criticism, and translations - to give theessence of his work and thinking.John Dryden (1631-1700) was the leading writer of his day and a major cultural spokesman following the restoration of Charles II in 1660. His work includes political poems, satire, religious apologias, translations, critical essays and plays. This anthology includes all the major poems such asMacFlecknoe and Absalom and Achitophel as well as Dryden's classical translations; his versions of Homer, Horace, and Ovid are reproduced in full. There are also substantial selections from Dryden's Virgil, Juvenal, and other classical writers. Fables, Ancient and Modern, taken from Chaucer, Ovid,Boccaccio, and Homer, his last and possibly greatest work, also appears in full.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume VII Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 2002-09-01
Categories: Literary Criticism
Dryden's last three years of published works begin with Alexander's Feast and end with Fables, his largest miscellany of poetical translations. Alexander's Feast, like the earlier Song for St. Cecilia's Day (Works, III), was commissioned by the Musical Society for performance at its annual tribute to sacred music. The Fables included selections from Homer, Ovid, Boccaccio, and Chaucer. Extensive and detailed notes to these translations show readers how well Dryden succeeded in transmitting the styles and the very sounds of his originals. Volume VII ends with a section of miscellaneous pieces published at other times, including Dryden's only known Latin work. The presentation of the writings in this volume, like that of the entire twenty-volume series, is a tribute not only to Dryden but also to the editors who have guided it through five decades.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume II Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 1972-11-01
Categories: Literary Criticism
This volume contains the poems of Dryden extending from 1681 to 1684. Along with the poems of Dryden and associated extensive commentaries and textual notes from the editors, this volume contains the dramatic prologues and epilogues Dryden wrote for the plays of other writers from this period of time.

John Dryden Books, John Dryden poetry book The Works of John Dryden, Volume I Authors: John Dryden
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Published Date: 1956-05
Categories: Drama
This volume contains the poems of Dryden extending from 1649 to 1680. Along with the poems of Dryden and associated extensive commentaries and textual notes from the editors, this volume contains the dramatic prologues and epilogues Dryden wrote for the plays of other writers from this period of time.



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