The Poems of John Dryden, Volume 5 : 1697-1700
Paul HammondISBN: 0582492149;
Book Description The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and user-friendly presentation of the last, and perhaps best, works of the greatest English poet of the later seventeenth century. Substantial explanatory annotation to the poems, comprising explanations of contemporary references and literary allusions, details of Dryden's handling of the original texts in his translations, and extensive glossing. A carefully modernized text of the poems. Experienced author team This volume completes the five-volume Longman Annotated Poets Edition of the poems of John Dryden, the major poet of Restoration England. It provides a modernized text along with full explanatory annotation. The poemsinclude Dryden's spirited translation from Ovid, Homer, Chaucer, and Boccaccio. This volume presents, in newly-edited texts and with a substantial editorial commentary, the complete non-dramatic poetry of John Dryden?s later...
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