• Shakespeare vs Dryden
    SEMINAR ANTONY & CLEOPATRA AND ALL FOR LOVE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY Introduction:- The following study is based on the plays Antony and Cleopatra which is written by William Shakespeare and All for Love which is written by John Dryden. Both...
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  • Essays
    upon the poetasters with almost cruel ridicule, which may have helped to exasperate Rochester, evidently the principal object of attack. In All for LoveDryden, with as little violence as might be, was reverting from the imitation of French tragedy to Elizabethan models. The dramatist seems as fully...
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  • ODD TO AUTUMN
    admire him but I love Shakespeare. The ability to summaries the total achievement of a writer, are all marks of a great critic. e. DRYDEN’S PROSE: Above all, Dryden’s matchless prose adds sharpness to his critical publications. Dr Johnson was a greater admirer of Dryden’s prose. He says...
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  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy - Essay
    have an ideal solution – and it’s intolerable when one can’t be found. Four types of evaluative belief All of the core beliefs listed above have a germ of truth in them. Are not love and approval good things to get? Is it not better to succeed, be treated well by others, and find ideal solutions...
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  • Country Wife
    another grossly indecent. Technically they are often clever; according to that definition of literature which includes a moral standard, they are not literature at all. To them, however, we shall briefly return at the end of the chapter. JOHN DRYDEN, 1631-1700. No other English literary period is so...
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    Shadwell was sounded from several localities, but the localities named by Dryden were sordid and inhabited by uncultured people. MacFlecknoe is then ironically called “prince of thy harmonious band”. His muscic excited the jealousy of the famous musician, John Singleton, who renounced the triumph he...
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  • Periods of English Literature
    classes than they had been earlier. Sir George Etherege, William Wycherley, William Congreve, and John Dryden developed the distinctive comedy of manners called Restoration comedy, and Dryden, Thomas Otway, and other playwrights developed the even more distinctive form of tragedy called heroic...
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  • John Drydon-Hassan-Wikipedia.Org
    literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott named him "Glorious John."[1] Early life Dryden was born in the village rectory of Aldwincle near Thrapston in Northamptonshire, where his maternal grandfather was Rector of All Saints. He was the eldest of fourteen children. also likely that he...
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  • British History
    Notes for UGC-NET (Rs. 1500) • Detailed notes on Literary History, Theory • Glossary of Literary and Theoretical Terms • Major Topics selected from NET Question Papers • Objective Questions & Question Bank based on past Question Papers • Summary of all topics in capsule form for Quick...
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  • Role of Dryden
    Buckingham's satirical play The Rehearsal in 1671, in which Dryden was the chief personage, called forth the preface Of Heroic Plays and Defence of the Epilogue (1672). All for Love, in all probability the poet's greatest play, was performed in 1678. He continued to produce plays to the end of his...
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    delights “every sense and faculty of the whole being.” » Poetry is a type of entertainment that delights our senses. » In this way, poetry is important because it teaches and delights us (This is Horace’s definition of poetry, too.) John Dryden (1631-1700)     He is the most...
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  • Happy the Man
    changed, but the future is yours to shape. John Dryden is trying to explain that his life has been lived and he is happy with what he has done all his life and evn if there are something’s in his past he cannot change and even if the future isn’t so good he is still happy ,he did everything...
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  • John Dryden
    a number of Shakespeare's plays including The Tempest and All for Love (1677), a retelling of Antony and Cleopatra. In addition, he wrote the libretto for several operas including The State of Innocence (1677)) and King Arthur (1691) with music by Purcell. John Dryden died in London on May 12, 1700...
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  • Dryden as a Poet
    his highest achievement is his adaptation (which he called All for Love, 1678) of Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra to the heroic formula. Dryden is the fountain head of neo-classical criticism in English and of Augustan verse-satire. ’ In his essay of Dramatic Poesy(1168),he had...
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  • Mac Flecknoe as a Satire
    Written about 1678 and  published in 1682 Mac Flecknoe (full title: Mac Flecknoe; or, A satyr upon the True-Blew-Protestant Poet, T.S.[1]) is a verse mock-heroic satire written by John Dryden. It is a direct attack on Thomas Shadwell, another prominent poet of the time. As an English poet, John...
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  • Researches
    All for Love or, the World Well Lost, is a heroic drama by John Dryden written in 1678. Today, it is Dryden’s best-known and most performed play. It is a tragedy written in blank verse and is an attempt on Dryden's part to reinvigorate serious drama. It is an acknowledged imitation of Shakespeare’s...
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  • John Dryden
    continued to write for the theatre, producing such plays as "Don Sebastian" and "Amphitryon". He also adapted a number of Shakespeare's plays icluding "The Tempest" and "All for Love". He also wrote the libretto for several operas including "The State of Innocence" and "King Arthur". Dryden was the...
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  • drama
     as Marc Antony and Elizabeth Boutell as Cleopatra, with Michael Mohun as Ventidius and Katherine Corey asOctavia.[2] All for Love; also called, The World Well Lost is a tragedy by John Dryden, first acted and printed in 1677. Dryden deals in this play with the same subject as that of Shakespeare's...
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  • English Literature
    monarchy in 1660, two patent companies—the King's Company and the Duke's Company—were established, and the existing theatrical repertoire divided between them. Sir William Davenant's Duke's Company had the rights to perform The Tempest.[39] In 1667 Davenant and John Dryden made heavy cuts and...
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  • The Scarlet Letter
    groans redouble: Every nymph mourns me, ACT III.−−SCENE I. 38 The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 Thus while I languish; She only scorns me, Who caused my anguish. No love returning me, but all hope denying; By a dismal cypress lying, Like a swan, so sung he dying,−− Kind is death, that ends my pain...
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