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Essays of John Dryden

John Dryden

Essays of John Dryden

by John Dryden

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited, with introduction and notes by C.D. Yonge.
ContributionsYonge, Charles Duke, 1812-1891.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 218 p.
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14655509M

The Essay was probably written during the plague year of , and first published in In presenting his argument, Dryden takes up the subject that Philip Sidney had set forth in his Defence of Poesie in The treatise is a dialogue between four speakers: Eugenius, Crites, Lisideius, and : The State of Innocence (), Albion and . An Essay of Dramatic Poesy John Dryden Full verse called cause characters comedy common compass concernment Corneille Crites difference discourse drama Dryden edition English equal Essay Eugenius excellent farther Fletcher follow forced French give given greater Greek hand honour houses humour imagine imitation impossible he needed not.

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A superb piece of literary criticism by Dryden written during the Plague of and first published in The essay is a discourse between 4 speakers including Dryden himself. They discuss the necessity of abiding by the 3 dramatic unities prescribed by Aristotle if necessary, but also trying new techniques. They also discuss traditions of classicism and the neo-classicism. The book Theories of Translation: An Anthology of Essays from Dryden to Derrida, Edited by John Biguenet and Rainer Schulte is published by University of Chicago Press.


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