• Shakespeare vs Dryden
    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 writers are the...
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  • Essays
     John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, a scholarly man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Wikipedia   Born: December 9, 1608, Cheapside, United Kingdom  Died: November 8, 1674, Chalfont St Giles, United Kingdom  Full name: John Milton ...
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  • ODD TO AUTUMN
    a. BEN JONSON THE FIRST ENG CRITIC, DRYDEN THE FATHER OF CRITICISM: Jonson is known as the first English critic but Dryden as the father of English criticism. It was Dr Johnson who conferred the title of ‘The Father of English Criticism’ on Dryden. Saintsbury, T.S. Eliot and many other modern...
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  • Country Wife
    licentiousness of conduct were merely masked by conventionally polished manners. The upshot was that the quarter century of the renewed Stuart rule was in almost all respects the most disgraceful period of English history and life. In everything, so far as possible, the restored Cavaliers turned their backs on their...
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  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy - Essay
    involved in the way humans feel and behave. The most basic premise of REBT, which it shares with other cognitive-behavioural theories, is that almost all human emotions and behaviours are the result of what people think, assume or believe Page 1 of 15 Note that ‘A’ alone does not cause ‘C’ – ‘A’...
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  • Periods of English Literature
    English, included Beowulf (eighth century), the greatest of Germanic epic poems, and such lyric laments as "The Wanderer," "The Seafarer," and "Deor," all of which, though composed by Christian writers, reflect the conditions of life in the pagan past. Caedmon and Cynewulf were poets who wrote on biblical...
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  • english
    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 had won. We find...
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  • John Drydon-Hassan-Wikipedia.Org
    For other people named John Dryden, see John Dryden (disambiguation). John Dryden (9 August 1631 – 1 May 1700) was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary...
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  • British History
    The second set we are introducing now is priced Rs. 800/-, consisting of five books, which is more condensed and compact, yet immensely useful. All our notes have been prepared in the course of our regular classes at Trivandrum; for our Contact Classes at Ernakulam, Kozhikode; and for our Orientation...
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  • Role of Dryden
    ABOUT THE LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN JOHN DRYDEN was born at Aldwinkle, Northampton shire, in 1631. He came of a Puritan family, which had been for years very active in the political world. Dryden was sent to school at Westminster. He published some verses at the age of eighteen. In 1650 he entered Trinity...
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  • Summary of the Canterbury Tales
    Summary of The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories set within a framing story of a pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral, the shrine of Saint Thomas à Becket. The poet joins a band of pilgrims, vividly described in the General Prologue, who assemble at the Tabard Inn...
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  • Happy the Man
    “Happy The Man” by John Dryden John Dryden was born on 9 August in 1631 in a small town in Northamptonshire, England, the eldest of 14 children, was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the...
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  • John Dryden
    John Dryden John Dryden was an influential English poet, dramatist, literary critic, playwright and translator. He is best known for his literary efforts in the Restoration period. John Dryden was born on 9 August, 1631 in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England. He was the eldest of fourteen children...
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  • Dryden as a Poet
    John Dryden (9 August 1631 – 1 May 1700) was an eminent English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John."...
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  • John Dryden
    John Dryden, an English poet and dramatist who would dominate literary efforts of The Restoration was born on August 19, 1631, in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England. He received a classical education at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, then moved to London in 1657 to begin his career...
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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 Antony...
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    I – A Historical Survey of Literary Criticism Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.E.)  “All of Western philosophy is but a footnote to Plato,” according to Alfred North Whitehead, a modern British philosopher.  Plato dealt with pivotal issues of philosophy and literature such as: o Truth, beauty and goodness ...
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  • The Life and Works of John Dryden
    The Life and Works of John Dryden John Dryden was considered the most influential man of literature in the second half of the 17th century. He was the first of the great English neo-classical poets. He was well known for his poems, drama, and criticism. He called himself Neander, the "new man...
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  • Mac Flecknoe as a Satire
    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 Dryden is classified as classic writer. When compared to romantic verses, Dryden’s poems, found lacking that love of nature. His verses are commonly simple...
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  • The Scarlet Letter
    The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 John Dryden The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 Table of Contents The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 ....................................................................................................................1 John Dryden....................................
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