Dryden (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): English Men of Letters Series

Dryden (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): English Men of Letters Series

by George Saintsbury

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Dryden (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): English Men of Letters Series by George Saintsbury

Saintsbury examines the life of John Dryden (1631–1700), England’s first Poet Laureate and one of the most important writers of the late seventeenth century. He is best known for his poems, plays, literary essays and translations, including such satirical works as MacFlecknoe. Saintsbury focuses on his literary work, fall from grace, and transformation in the period known as the “Age of Dryden.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411439139
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/15/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 210 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845–1933) was an influential English critic and a highly respected authority on English and French literature. Although his scholarly work was celebrated in his lifetime, today he’s best remembered for his classic Notes on a Cellar-Book (1920), a collection of tasting notes, menus, and a tribute to wine.

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