Dryden's essays / John Dryden ; introd. by W.H. Hudson.


London : Dent ; New York : Dutton, 1912.

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Other Title Dramatic essays.
Subjects Criticism.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Description xviii, 302 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes First published in 1912 under title: Dramatic essays.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. xv-xvii.
Contents Epistle dedicatory.--To the reader.--An essay of dramatic poesy.--A defence of An essay of dramatic poesy.--On comedy, farce, and tragedy.--Of heroic plays.--The dramatic poetry of the last age.--Heroic poetry and poetic license.--"Antony and Cleopatra" and the art of tragedy.--The grounds of criticism in tragedy.--Ovid and the art of translation.--Nature and dramatic art.--Preface to Sylvae.--Musical drama.--Rhyme and blank verse.--The proper wit of poetry.--Examen poeticum.--Virgil and the neid.--On translating the poets.--Notes.
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