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The lives and characters of the English dramatick poets.

Langbaine, Gerard the younger

The lives and characters of the English dramatick poets.

also an exact account of all the plays that were ever yet printed in the English tongue; their double titles, the places where acted, the dates when printed, and the persons to whom dedicated : with remarks and observations on most of the said plays

by Langbaine, Gerard the younger

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Published by Printed for Tho. Leigh ... and William Turner ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Bio-bibliography,
  • English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- Bio-bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfirst begun by Mr. Langbain ; improv"d and continued down to this time, by a careful hand
    ContributionsGildon, Charles, 1665-1724
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16], 182 (i.e. 184), [24] p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14705560M

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National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than poets over the last years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English by: Lives of the English Poets is probably the only work of Johnson's likely to be read today beyond academic circles.

Despite the fact that he was in his sixty-eighth year when he began the task of writing the lives of fifty-two poets of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, his `little Lives and little Prefaces' display a wealth of sparkle and critical by: The The Lives of Animals Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections. Towards the end of his life, he produced the massive and influential Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, which includes biographies and evaluations of 17th- and 18th-century poets.

After a series of illnesses, Johnson died on the evening of 13 December ; he was buried in Westminster Abbey.4/5. Two Arts of English Poetry were written in the days of Elizabeth by Webb and Puttenham, from which something might be learned, and a few hints had been given by Jonson and Cowley; but Dryden's Essay on Dramatick Poetry was the first regular and valuable treatise on the art of writing.

He who, having formed his opinions in the present age of English6/   Lives of the poets One of my favorite short stories is in this book. A young man is coerced by his aunt to write to his grandmother, who is dying, letters fraudulently written by his dad. The young man's father had recently died & of course couldn't write to his dying mother.

Pretending to have moved away for his health/5. Originally published as An account of the English dramatick poets; a new edition [also issued without date and in ] revised and enlarged by Charles Gildon. Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. InJohnson was commissioned to write brief lives as prefaces to a new collection of works of popular poets.

He produced instead more than 50 biographies of English. National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than poets over the last years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English /5.

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--Pref., v. 2] ; The lives and characters of the English poets ; Modern English poets, and authors of single pieces ; Poems written by anonymous authors.

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Essay of Dramatic Poesie is a work by John Dryden, England's first Poet Laureate, in which Dryden attempts to justify drama as a legitimate form of "poetry" comparable to the epic, as well as defend English drama against that of the ancients and the French.

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