Homage to John Dryden: Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century


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Best known as a poet and playwright, Nobel Laureate T.S. Eliot also wrote many works of literary criticism. In this volume he gives us three essays: John Dryden, The Metaphysical Poets, and Andrew Marvell. Many quotations are given to illustrate his observations and analysis of these poets. This is an important work for those interested in gaining a deeper and broader knowledge of these seventeenth century poets and their influence. - Summary by Larry Wilson (1 hr 28 min)

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Preface 2:50 Read by Kazbek
John Dryden 28:35 Read by Kazbek
The Metaphysical Poets 25:30 Read by Kazbek
Andrew Marvell 31:28 Read by Kazbek