9780192541925

John Dryden

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192541925

  • ISBN10:

    0192541927

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1987-03-26
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This selection of Dryden's works is drawn from the full range of his poetry and prose and is arranged chronologically. Individual works, such as the famous satires MacFlecknoe and Absalom and Achitophel appear in their entirety. A number of Dryden's translations are also represented, including his full versions of Homer, Horace, and Ovid, and substantial selections from his translations of Virgil, Juvenal, and other classical writers. Keith Walker has provided a modernized text of the first editions with commentary on classical and contemporary references for the modern reader.

Table of Contents

Absalom And Achitophel Aesacus Transformed Into A Cormorant (Metamorphoses: 11)
Against The Fear Of Death
Baucis And Philemon Ceyx And Alcyone
Cinyras And Myrrha
The Cock And The Fox, Or The Tale Of The Nun's Priest
The Death Of Ajax (from Metamorphoses: 10)
The Fable Of Acis, Polyphemus, And Galatea
The Fable Of Iphis And Ianthe In Saturn's Reign
The Lady's Song Macflecknoe; Or, A Satire Upon
The True-blue-protestant
Poet Meleager And Atalanta Metamorphoses (first Book)
Metamorphoses, The Twelfth Book Ninth Ode Of The First Book
Nisus And Euryalus (trans. Frm 5th & 9th Bks Aeneid/virgil) Of The Pythagorean
Philosophy (metamorphoses: 15), Sels
On The Death Of Mr. Purcell
Pygmalion And The Statue Sigismonda And Guiscardo
A Song For St. Cecilia's
Day The Speeches Of Ajax And Ulysses
To My Dear Friend, Mr. Congreve
On His Comedy To The Memory Of Mr. Oldham
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