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Synopsis

Dominating the literary life of Restoration England, Dryden produced a large oeuvre of poetry, plays, essays and translations that were without their equal, inspiring later critics to refer to his era simply as the 'Age of Dryden'. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works and plays of John Dryden for the first time in digital publishing history, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dryden's life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Excellent formatting of the poems, with line numbers, ideal for students
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Dryden's complete 28 plays and operas - spend hours exploring the poet's dramatic works
* Features no less than four biographies, including Sir Walter Scott's seminal study - discover Dryden's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
EARLY POEMS
ANNUS MIRABILIS
MAC FLECKNOE
ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL
THE MEDALL
RELIGIO LAICI
THE HIND AND THE PANTHER
EPISTLES AND COMPLIMENTARY ADDRESSES
ELEGIES AND EPITAPHS
SONGS, ODES AND LYRICAL PIECES
FABLES ANCIENT AND MODERN
POETRY FROM THE PLAYS
TRANSLATIONS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Plays
THE WILD GALLANT
THE RIVAL LADIES
THE INDIAN QUEEN
THE INDIAN EMPEROR
SECRET-LOVE
SIR MARTIN MAR-ALL
THE TEMPEST
TYRANNICK LOVE
AN EVENING'S LOVE
ALMANZOR AND ALMAHIDE
MARRIAGE ¿ LA MODE
THE ASSIGNATION
AMBOYNA
AURENG-ZEBE
THE STATE OF INNOCENCE AND FALL OF MAN
ALL FOR LOVE
OEDIPUS
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
LIMBERHAM
THE SPANISH FRYAR
THE DUKE OF GUISE
ALBION AND ALBANIUS
DON SEBASTIAN, KING OF PORTUGAL
AMPHITRYON
KING ARTHUR
CLEOMENES, THE SPARTAN HERO
LOVE TRIUMPHANT
CONTRIBUTIONS TO VANBRUGH'S ADAPTATION OF FLETCHER'S THE PILGRIM

The Non-Fiction
ESSAY OF DRAMATIC POESY
HIS MAJESTIES DECLARATION DEFENDED

The Biographies
THE LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN by Sir Walter Scott
LIVES OF THE POETS: DRYDEN by Samuel Johnson
THE AGE OF DRYDEN by Richard Garnett
BRIEF LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN by George Gilfillan

Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

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