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Dryden: Selected Poems is drawn from Paul Hammond and David Hopkins's remarkable five-volume The Poems of John Dryden, and includes a generous selection of his most important work. The great satires, MacFlecknoe and Absalom and Achitophel, are included in full, as are his religious poemsReligio Laici and The Hind and the Panther, along with a number of Dryden's translations from Horace, Ovid, Homer, and Chaucer.

Each poem is accompanied by a headnote, which gives details of composition, publication, and reception. The first-rate annotations provide information on matters of interpretation and give details of allusions that might prove baffling to contemporary readers. Some 300 years after his death, Dryden: Selected Poems will enable new generations of readers to discover the poet of whom Eliot wrote: 'we cannot fully enjoy or rightly estimate a hundred years of English poetry unless we fully enjoy Dryden'.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Drydenian scholarship flourishes, and its crowning glories are the five volumes of the Poems edited by Paul Hammond and David Hopkins … [the footnotes} are a work of great editorial tact, and they not only satiate, but stimulate, one’s curiosity… The generous paperback selection is therefore particularly welcome."

Matthew Reynolds, London Review of Books, July 2007

“This is an indispensable edition, providing just the resources for fuller understanding of a great genius."

Times Literary Supplement

'These volumes are enormous achievements, full of implication for our understanding of Dryden's poetry, and wonderful examples of the art of scholarly editing."

David Womersley, Notes and Queries.

“The Editorial matter is the best we have, or are likely to have for a long time”.

Claude Rawson, Review of English Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405835459
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/26/2007
  • Series: Longman Annotated English Poets Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 888
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Hammond is Professor of English at the University of Leeds. A world-renowned expert on Dryden, he co-edited the LAEP Poems of John Dryden (5 Vols) with David Hopkins, Professor of English at the University of Bristol.

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Table of Contents


Note by the General Editors     viii
Preface     x
Chronological Table of Dryden's Life and Publications     xii
Abbreviations     xx
Bibliography     xxii
The Poems     1
Heroic Stanzas     3
Astraea Redux     15
Annus Mirabilis     32
Mac Flecknoe     123
Absalom and Achitophel     150
The Medal     229
Religio Laici     253
To the Earl of Roscommon     301
To the Memory of Mr Oldham     306
Lucretius: Against the Fear of Death     311
Lucretius: Concerning the Nature of Love     328
Horace: Odes I ix     340
Horace: Odes III xxix     343
Horace: Epode II     350
To the Memory of Anne Killigrew     357
The Hind and the Panther     373
A Song for St Cecilia's Day     523
The Tenth Satire of Juvenal     534
To My Dear Friend Mr Congreve     571
Alexander's Feast     582
Palamon and Arcite     598
To John Driden of Chesterton     688
Sigismonda and Guiscardo     702
Baucis and Philemon     730
Cinyras and Myrrha     741
The First Book of Homer's Ilias     762
The Cock and the Fox     809
The Secular Masque     843
Index of Titles in the five-volume edition     849
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