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Selected Poems


A new and comprehensive selection of Dryden's poetry, revealing him as a master of theatricality, ventriloquism, and unmistakable originality. Brought together here are many of the poems from his time as Poet Laureate and loyal servant of the crown, including the Biblical allegory 'Absalom and Achitophel', in which the poet attacked those who intrigued against the King and earned himself a reputation for menace and a number of powerful enemies. His 'Works of Virgil' set the standard for the translation of Latin poetry. His ...

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Selected Poems
2002, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486420479

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Selected Poems
2001, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780140439144

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Selected Poems
1968, Heinemann Educational Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780435150327


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