John Dryden, the poet, the dramatist, the critic three essays by T. S. Eliot

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Statementby T.S. Eliot.
ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPR3424 .E5
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Pagination67 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages67
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LC Control Number32034091

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The son of a country gentleman, Dryden grew up in the country. John Dryden, –, English poet, dramatist, and critic, b. Northamptonshire, grad. Cambridge, He went to London about and first came to public notice with his Heroic Stanzas (), commemorating the death of Oliver Cromwell.

The following year, however, he celebrated the restoration of Charles II with Astraea Redux. In he was elected the dramatist the Royal Society, and in he. Home › Literary Criticism › Literary Criticism of John Dryden.

Literary Criticism of John Dryden By Nasrullah Mambrol on Novem • (4). John Dryden (–) occupies a seminal place in English critical history. Samuel Johnson called him “the father of English criticism,” and affirmed of his Essay of Dramatic Poesy () that “modern English prose begins here.”.

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Dryden seemed to enjoy a certain amount of literary feuding, particularly with Thomas Shadwell. Though John Dryden wrote a poem in honour of Cromwell, he managed to flourish in the Restoration, praising Charles II and became Poet Laureate, but converted to the Roman Catholic faith and was very much in favour of James II/5(2).

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