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All For Love

by John Dryden

Dryden's retelling of Antony and Cleopatra story as a heroic tragedy.

Discourses on Satire and Epic Poetry

by John Dryden

An heroic poem (truly such) is undoubtedly the greatest work which the soul of man is capable to perform. The design of it is to form the mind to heroic virtue by example; it is conveyed in verse that it may delight while it instructs. The action of it is always one, entire, and great. The least and most trivial episodes or under-actions which are interwoven in it are parts either necessary or convenient to carry on the main design.

The Life of Alexander the Great

by John Dryden Arthur Hugh Clough Plutarch Victor Hanson

In 336 b.c. Philip of Macedonia was assassinated and his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom. Immediately quelling rebellion, Alexander extended his father's empire through-out the Middle East and into parts of Asia, fulfilling the soothsayer Aristander's prediction that the new king "should perform acts so important and glorious as would make the poets and musicians of future ages labour and sweat to describe and celebrate him." The Life of Alexander the Great is one of the first surviving attempts to memorialize the achievements of this legendary king, remembered today as the greatest military genius of all time. This exclusive Modern Library edition, excerpted from Plutarch's Lives, is a riveting tale of honor, power, scandal, and bravery written by the most eminent biographer of the ancient world.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Works of John Dryden: Plays: All for Love, Oedipus, Troilus and Cressida, Volume XIII

by John Dryden Maximillian E. Novak

Volume XIII contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly apparatus: All for Love, Oedipus, and Troilus and Cressida.

The Works of John Dryden: Plays: The Conquest of Granada, Marriage a-la-Mode, The Assignation, Volume XI

by John Dryden

Volume XI contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly apparatus: The Conquest of Granada, Marriage a-la-Mode, and The Assignation.

The Works of John Dryden: Plays: Wild Gallant, Rival Ladies, The Indian Queen, Volume VIII

by John Dryden John Harrington Smith Dougald Macmillan

Volume VIII contains three of Dryden's Plays, along with accompanying scholarly apparatus: Wild Gallant, Rival Ladies, and Indian Queen.

The Works of John Dryden: Prose 1668-1691: An Essay of Dramatic Poesie and Shorter Works, Volume XVII

by John Dryden Samuel Holt Monk

This Essay of Dramatic Poesie and Shorter Works of Dryden dates from 1668 to 1691, and contains work that the editors describe as "a sampler of Dryden as biographer-historian, political commentator, religious controversialist, literary polemicist, literary theorist, and practical critic".

The Works of John Dryden: Prose 1691-1698: De Arte Graphica and Shorter Works, Volume XX

by John Dryden A. E. Wallace Maurer

Presents six pieces written during Dryden's final decade. Two are translations, three introduce translations made by others, and the sixth introduces an original work by one of Dryden's friends.

The Works of John Dryden: The History of the League, Volume XVIII

by John Dryden H. T. Swedenberg

This volume contains Dryden's 1684 translation of Louis Maimbourg's "The History of the League," a work relating to the religious wars of France in the preceding century, and which Dryden used as a commentary on the religious persecutions of his own time in England.

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