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ISBN : 9780520905252
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume V PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1988-04-06 with total page 604 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.

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ISBN : 1134982194
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Download Free The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume V PDF by Stephen Bernard Full Book and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2016-11-03 with total page 306 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting a period in which the theatre was in crisis. This edition sets out to demonstrate Rowe’s mastery of the early eighteenth century theatre, especially his providing significant roles for women, and examines the political and historical stances of his plays. It also highlights his work as a translator, which was both innovative and deeply in tune with current practices as exemplified by John Dryden and Alexander Pope. This is the first scholarly edition of all Rowe’s plays and poems and is accompanied by 15 musical scores and 31 black and white illustrations. In this final volume the second part of his translation of Lucan’s Pharsalia, described by Samuel Johnson as one of the greatest productions in English poetry, is presented along with some his own original poetry. A newly written explanatory introduction to the Pharsalia by Stephen Bernard precedes the full edited text in volume IV. Appendices covering the related music and textual apparatus are also included. The edition comes with a consolidated bibliography for ease of reference.

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ISBN : 9780520905269
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume VI PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1988-04-20 with total page 654 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Volumes V and VI concern Dryden's most involved labor: the complete translation of Virgil into English. Volume VI contains books 7-12 of The Aeneid, as well as commentary and textual notes to the full works of Virgil translated in these two volumes.

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ISBN : 0520082478
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XII PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1995-03-15 with total page 556 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The three plays in this volume, composed between 1672 or 1673 and 1675, demonstrate Dryden's versatility and inventiveness as a dramatist. Amboyna, a tragedy written to stir the English to prosecute the Third Dutch War, describes the destruction by the Dutch of English trading posts on two Indonesian islands. Regarded in its time as sensationalist, it is really a dignified drama that decries violence. The State of Innocence, termed an opera, is a rhymed version of Milton's Paradise Lost. Though never performed or set to music, it became one of Dryden's most widely read dramas. Aureng-Zebe, the last and generally considered the best of Dryden's rhymed heroic plays, portrays the rise to power of Mogul emperor Aureng-Zebe (1618-1707).

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ISBN : 9780520915121
Pages : 580 pages
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1998-02-01 with total page 580 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the last decade of Dryden's life, he brought four new works before the theatre-going public: a dramatic opera, a tragedy, a tragicomedy, and a number of appendages to an old comedy by John Fletcher, which was revived partly so that Dryden might have the author's third-night profits. He died that night, but his family received the money. The dramatic opera, King Arthur, benefited from a fine score by Henry Purcell and has remained in the operatic repertoire to this day. Cleomenes, the tragedy, was banned until Dryden was able to convince Queen Mary that it did not reflect any seditious sympathy with the exiled James II, after which it was successful. The fate of Love Triumphant, the tragicomedy, was different; possibly because of a growing swell of moral reform, the play was universally damned, even though its themes of incest and miscellaneous fornication had never brought rejection to Dryden in the past. The Secular Masque, Dryden's principal contribution to The Pilgrim by Fletcher, had undistinguished music, but its lively verse and broad review of the previous century kept the piece on the stage for the next fifty years, and in anthologies up to the present.

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ISBN : 0520021207
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume IV PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1956 with total page 850 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume contains the poems of Dryden extending from 1693 to 1696. Mostly these are translations of Roman poetry, specifically the satires of Juvenal and Persius, sections of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Amours, and Art of Love, passages from Homer and Virgil--as well as some elegies of contemporaries composed in his later years. Also included is Dryden's influential essay on the nature of satire entitled "A Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire."

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ISBN : 0520021185
Pages : 512 pages
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume II PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1956 with total page 512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.

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ISBN : 3752363630
Pages : 348 pages
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ISBN : 0520021231
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ISBN : 0520911636
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XIV PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1993-03-01 with total page 652 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Kept women, comic clerics, and political schemers enliven the four plays in this volume of the California Dryden. Dryden asserted that The Kind Keeper was a moral play, dedicated to exposing the "crying sin" of keeping a mistress. The production was closed after three nights, but whether because of the play's success in moralizing, or in exposing, is hard to know.

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ISBN : 0520021290
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XV PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1976-09-29 with total page 592 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Volume XV contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly appartus: Albion and Albanius, Don Sebastian, and Amphitryon.

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ISBN : 0520003608
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume IX PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1956 with total page 464 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Volume IX contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly appartus: Indian Emperour, Secret Love, and Sir Martin Mar-All.

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ISBN : 0520905199
Pages : 546 pages
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVII PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1972-01-01 with total page 546 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of prose writing from the pen of Dryden dates from 1668 to 1691, and contains work that the editors describe as "a sampler of Dryden as biographer-historian, political commentator, religious controversialist, literary polemicist, literary theorist, and practical critic. Among the works contained here is his "Essay of Dramatick Poesie."

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ISBN : 0520905334
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Download Free The Works of John Dryden, Volume XX PDF by John Dryden Full Book and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1990-05-30 with total page 544 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For the first time since 1695, a complete text of De Arte Graphica as Dryden himself wrote it is available to readers. In all, Volume XX presents six pieces written during Dryden's final decade, each of them either requested by a friend or commissioned by a publisher. Two are translations, three introduce translations made by others, and the sixth introduces an original work by one of Dryden's friends. The most recent version of De Arte Graphica, Saintsbury's late nineteenth-century reissue of Scott's edition, based the text of the translated matter on an edition that was heavily revised by someone other than Dryden. In fact, only one of the pieces offered here, the brief Character of Saint-Evremond, has appeared complete in a twentieth-century edition. The commentary in this volume supplies biographical and bibliographical contexts for these pieces and draws attention to the views on history and historians, poetry and painting, Virgil and translation, which Dryden expresses in them. Many other volumes of prose, poetry, and plays are available in the California Edition of The Works of John Dryden.

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ISBN : 1349187607
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ISBN : 1317871766
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Download Free The Poems of John Dryden: Volume Five PDF by Paul Hammond Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-04-08 with total page 744 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume completes the five-volume Longman Annotated Poets Edition of the poems of John Dryden, the major poet of Restoration England. It provides a modernized text along with full explanatory annotation. The poems include Dryden's spirited translation from Ovid, Homer, Chaucer, and Boccaccio. This volume presents, in newly-edited texts and with a substantial editorial commentary, the complete non-dramatic poetry of John Dryden’s later years. It contains the full text of Dryden’s final collection, Fables Ancient and Modern, including its prose Dedication and Preface, together with a number of other poems of the late 1690s, and some posthumously published items.