The Cambridge Companion to John Dryden

The Cambridge Companion to John Dryden

by Steven N. Zwicker
     
 

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This collection of essays offers a variety of perspectives on John Dryden's work and its contexts. A towering literary figure in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, Dryden authored a series of highly successful plays and poems, in addition to influential essays of literary criticism.  See more details below

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This collection of essays offers a variety of perspectives on John Dryden's work and its contexts. A towering literary figure in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, Dryden authored a series of highly successful plays and poems, in addition to influential essays of literary criticism.

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"The Cambridge Companion to John Dryden will prove to be a vital resource for seventeenth-century scholars." Renaissance Quarterly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521824279
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Steven N. Zwicker is Stanley Elkin Professor of Humanities at Washington University, St. Louis and Professor of English and Adjunct Professor of History. He is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740 (Cambridge, 1998), Reading, Society, and Politics in Early Modern England, ed. with Kevin Sharpe (Cambridge, 2003), John Dryden: Selected Poems (2001), Refiguring Revolutions, ed. with Kevin Sharpe (1998), Lines of Authority (1993), Politics of Discourse, ed. with Kevin Sharpe (1987) and Politics and Language in Dryden's Poetry (1984).

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