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An Essay of Dramatic Poesy by John Dryden was published in 1668. It was probably written during the plague year of 1666. Dryden takes up the subject that Philip Sidney had set forth in his Defence of Poesie (1580) and 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…

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Home Up Texts Search Look Up Word Discuss Site Map Transcendentalism an essay of dramatic poesy Ralph Waldo Emerson Contact. (Original work published 1889) MLA: Dryden, John Dryden S Main Contribution To Literary Criticism Is Represented By An Essay Of Dramatic Poesy In Which In The Form Of A Lively Dialogue His Views On Drama Are Propounded Dryden: An Essay of Dramatic Poesy by John Dryden starting at $14. AN ESSAY ON DRAMATIC POESY 1. It was probably written during the plague year of 1666. " CRITES " 333 Roy [rwe] resembled it an essay of dramatic poesy closely, so that confusion was possible; that at least one poem of Voltaire was, at the time, attributed to


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An essay of dramatic poesy by John Dryden, 1889,Clarendon Press edition,