- John,1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic.
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Katie graduated from Dryden and went on to the State University of New York at Oswego.
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Dryden and Scott were not known as authors until each was in his fortieth year.Self-Help
But Dryden's compositions are unparalleled in any literature.
This verdict has been as good as unanimous in favor of Dryden.
Sandys' translation of Ovid is regarded by Dryden as typical of its time.
Dryden is similarly restrained by the thought of his readers.
- John. 1631–1700, English poet, dramatist, and critic of the Augustan period, commonly regarded as the chief exponent of heroic tragedy. His major works include the tragedy All for Love (1677), the verse satire Absalom and Achitophel (1681), and the Essay of Dramatick Poesie (1668)
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