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Lectures on Dryden

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  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107633988

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  • Arthur Woollgar Verrall (1851–1912) was a renowned British classical and literary scholar. First published in 1914, this book presents content derived from a series of lectures given by Verrall during October and November 1911, marking his appointment as King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge University. The text focuses on various aspects of Dryden's writings and his age, revealing 'the importance of his work in the development of English prose and verse, and its comparative neglect among the younger lovers of literature'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Dryden and the works of Verrall.

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    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107633988
    • length: 280 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Dryden's work, character and influence
    2. The Epistles
    3. Absalom and Achitophel
    4. The quatrain poems
    Stanzas on Cromwell and Annus mirabilis
    5. Literary criticism in the age of Dryden
    the 'unities'
    the Essay of Dramatic Poesy
    6. The religious poems
    Religio laici and The Hind and the Panther
    7. The development of the English ode
    Dryden's influence on lyric poetry
    8. The State of Innocence
    Dryden and Milton
    9. All for Love
    or the World Well Lost
    Index.

  • Author

    A. W. Verrall

    Editor

    Margaret Verrall

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