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Publisher Description

Dominating the literary life of Restoration England, Dryden produced a large oeuvre of poetry, plays, essays and translations that were without their equal, inspiring later critics to refer to his era simply as the 'Age of Dryden'. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works and plays of John Dryden for the first time in digital publishing history, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dryden's life and works

* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works

* Excellent formatting of the poems, with line numbers, ideal for students

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes Dryden's complete 28 plays and operas - spend hours exploring the poet's dramatic works

* Features no less than four biographies, including Sir Walter Scott's seminal study - discover Dryden's literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Poetry Collections

EARLY POEMS

ANNUS MIRABILIS

MAC FLECKNOE

ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL

THE MEDALL

RELIGIO LAICI

THE HIND AND THE PANTHER

EPISTLES AND COMPLIMENTARY ADDRESSES

ELEGIES AND EPITAPHS

SONGS, ODES AND LYRICAL PIECES

FABLES ANCIENT AND MODERN

POETRY FROM THE PLAYS

TRANSLATIONS


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Plays

THE WILD GALLANT

THE RIVAL LADIES

THE INDIAN QUEEN

THE INDIAN EMPEROR

SECRET-LOVE

SIR MARTIN MAR-ALL

THE TEMPEST

TYRANNICK LOVE

AN EVENING'S LOVE

ALMANZOR AND ALMAHIDE

MARRIAGE ¿ LA MODE

THE ASSIGNATION

AMBOYNA

AURENG-ZEBE

THE STATE OF INNOCENCE AND FALL OF MAN

ALL FOR LOVE

OEDIPUS

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

LIMBERHAM

THE SPANISH FRYAR

THE DUKE OF GUISE

ALBION AND ALBANIUS

DON SEBASTIAN, KING OF PORTUGAL

AMPHITRYON

KING ARTHUR

CLEOMENES, THE SPARTAN HERO

LOVE TRIUMPHANT

CONTRIBUTIONS TO VANBRUGH'S ADAPTATION OF FLETCHER'S THE PILGRIM


The Non-Fiction

ESSAY OF DRAMATIC POESY

HIS MAJESTIES DECLARATION DEFENDED


The Biographies

THE LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN by Sir Walter Scott

LIVES OF THE POETS: DRYDEN by Samuel Johnson

THE AGE OF DRYDEN by Richard Garnett

BRIEF LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN by George Gilfillan


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GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
June 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
3,019
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
13.2
MB

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