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English critical essays (sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries) selected and ed. by Edmund D. Jones.

Author/Creator:
Jones, Edmund David, ed.
Publication:
London, Oxford Univ. Press [1947, c1922]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 394 p. 16 cm.
Series:
The world's classics. 240
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Subjects:
Criticism.
Poetry.
English poetry -- History and criticism.
English essays.
Contents:
Sir Philip Sidney: An apology for poetry.
Thomas Campion: From Observations in the art of English poesy.
Samuel Daniel: A defense of rhyme.
Francis Bacon: The nature of poetry.
Ben Jonson: Extracts from Timber. To the memory of William Shakespeare.
John Milton: Preface to Samson Agonistes.
John Dryden: An essay on dramatic poesy. Preface to the Fables.
John Dennis: From The advancement and reformation of modern poetry.
Alexander Pope: An essay on criticism.
Joseph Addison: Chevy Chase. Criticisms on Paradise lost. The fairy way of writing.
Thomas Gray: Poetic diction. Dodsley's miscellany.
Edward Young: Conjectures on original composition.
Richard Hurd: Heroic and Gothic manners. Spenser and Milton. The faerie queene.
Samuel Johnson: Dryden as critic and poet. Gray.
Thomas Warton: Preface to Milton's minor poems.
OCLC:
4482441