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Literary Transmission and Authority: Dryden and Other Writers

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Dryden's writings are studded with names, conspicuously those of his literary predecessors and contemporaries. He defined himself as a writer in relation to other writers, and in doing so was something of a pioneer professional man of letters: poet, playwright, critic, prose stylist, England's foremost verse translator, the first literary historian to provide a conception of periods, and what would now be termed a comparatist. This 1993 book looks at Dryden's literary relationships with Ben Jonson and with French authors ...

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Literary Transmission and Authority: Dryden and Other Writers
2006, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521032018

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Literary Transmission and Authority: Dryden and Other Writers
1993, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521441117

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