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John Dryden and a British Academy

Oliver Farrar Emerson

John Dryden and a British Academy

by Oliver Farrar Emerson

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dryden, John, 1631-1700.,
  • British Academy.,
  • English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby O. F. Emerson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3423 .E5 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5051672M
    ISBN 100841439648
    LC Control Number74013154
    OCLC/WorldCa979350

    No doubt about it; Dryden is your first stop for Restoration-y goodness. What the Beatles are to the British Invasion, Dryden is to Restoration Literature. Mac Flecknoe () Mac Flecknoe is a classic work of the Restoration period. In it, Dryden makes fun of his literary rival: a poet by the name of Thomas Shadwell. John Dryden was the leading playwright, literary critic and poet of his era, which became known as ‘the Age of Dryden.’ Dryden was born in Northamptonshire, England in , the son of a country gentleman and studied at Trinity College, Cambridge. When Charles II was restored in , he wrote poems in honour of the new monarch.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Proceedings of the British Academy: Lectures and Memoirs Vol. 84 by British Academy Staff (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! John Dryden, an English poet and dramatist who would dominate literary efforts of The Restoration, was born on Aug , in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, received a classical education at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, then moved to London in to commence his career as a professional writer.

    John Dryden was born at the vicarage of Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, on August 9, , son of Erasmus Dryden and Mary Pickering. His family were Parliamentary supporters with Puritan leanings. He attended Westminster School. as a king's scholar under Richard Busby and . Buy The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics) by Dryden, John, Walker, Keith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).


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