Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Restoration Literature: An Anthology

by Paul Hammond
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199555192

ISBN-13: 9780199555192

Pub. Date: 08/31/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This anthology brings together a stimulating and entertaining collection of works from the confident and creative period of 1660-1700. The literature of this time is by turns refined, poignant, and brash. Alongside major works such as Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel and Mac Flecknoe, printed in their entirety, is a substantial group of lyrics by Rochester, while

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This anthology brings together a stimulating and entertaining collection of works from the confident and creative period of 1660-1700. The literature of this time is by turns refined, poignant, and brash. Alongside major works such as Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel and Mac Flecknoe, printed in their entirety, is a substantial group of lyrics by Rochester, while Milton's Paradise Lost provides a running commentary on the Restoration scene. Scurrilous satires and pamphlets, diaries, theatrical prologues, translations and striking work by women poets and autobiographers illustrate the period in politics, religion, philosophy and in attitudes to town and country, love and friendship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199555192
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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