Augustan Critical Writing

Augustan Critical Writing

by David Womersley
     
 
This collection of English literary criticism from 1660 to 1750, is an engaging look back to a time before literary criticism became codified and professionalized--when literary art and readers' reactions to it were not a separate sphere but an integral part of political, cultural, and social life. Organized chronologically, the book includes works by and about Dryden

Overview

This collection of English literary criticism from 1660 to 1750, is an engaging look back to a time before literary criticism became codified and professionalized--when literary art and readers' reactions to it were not a separate sphere but an integral part of political, cultural, and social life. Organized chronologically, the book includes works by and about Dryden, Pope, Milton, and many other celebrated writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140433739
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.78(d)

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