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  • R. Garnett
  • The Age of Dryden (Classic Reprint) 

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    Genre:  Romane, Erzählungen, Gedichte 
    ISBN:  9780332026251 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Gebunden  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 21 mm 
    Gewicht:  570 gr 
    Seiten:  310 
    Zus. Info:  78:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Blue Cloth w/Jacket on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from The Age of Dryden

    The accession of Charles II. As king de facto, which in the political history of England marks a Restoration, in her literary history marks a Revolution. Not that the transition from one mode of writing and thinking to another was instantaneous, or enjoined by legislative or academical decree. It had long been slowly progressing, and its unequivocal triumph would probably have come to pass sooner but for the obstruction to the intellectual life of the nation occasioned by twenty years of civil commo tion. The magnitude of this impediment appears from the fact that all thg matings of even so great a scholar and poet as Milton, produced during this interval, were Of a polemical nature. When at last society found sufficient stability to allow its members to write for fame, emo lument, or the extension of knowledge, it quickly became manifest how wide a gulf yawned between the men of that day and the men of twenty years ago. The new in¿uence, indeed, had long been at work. A comparison, for example, of the last of the old dramatists, Massinger and Shirley, with their predecessors, evinces how much even in their day the stage was losing in poetry, in imagination, and in the charm Of musical metre; how.

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