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An account of the English dramatick poets (1691)

Langbaine, Gerard the younger

An account of the English dramatick poets (1691)

by Langbaine, Gerard the younger

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Opera -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Theater -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerard Langbaine ; introd. by John Loftis.
    SeriesPublication / Augustan Reprint Society
    ContributionsLoftis, John Clyde, 1919-, Augustan Reprint Society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ2014 D7 L14 1691A
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xvi, 556 p.).
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15094892M

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves. An Account of the English Dramatick Poets. Or, Some Observations and Remarks on the Lives and Writings, of All Those That Have Publish'd Either Comedies, Tragedies, Tragi-Comedies, Pastorals, Masques, Interludes, Farces, or Opera's in the English Tongue. Oxford: Printed by L.L. for George West and Henry Clements,

    An account of the English dramatick poets, or, Some observations and remarks on the lives and writings, of all those that have publish'd either comedies, tragedies, tragi-comedies, pastorals, masques, interludes, farces, or opera's in the English tongue. A superb piece of literary criticism by Dryden written during the Plague of and first published in The essay is a discourse between 4 speakers including Dryden himself. They discuss the necessity of abiding by the 3 dramatic unities prescribed by Aristotle if necessary, but also trying new techniques. They also discuss traditions of classicism and the neo-classicism.

    An account of the English dramatick poets, or, Some observations and remarks on the lives and writings of all those that have publish'd either comedies, tragedies, tragi-comedies, pastorals, masques, interludes, farces or opera's in the English tongue by Gerard Langbaine. Langbaine, Gerard, . Langbaine, An Account of the English Dramatick Poets () (refurbished by Charles Gildon as The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets []); Thomas Pope Blount, De Re Poetica (). Wellek sums up their achievement thus: "Collective biography, then, had in Winstanley arrived at something like a scheme of specifically English.


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And laſtly, I find on the peruſal of it, ſomething in the Book, which I must differ from in the. A n Author who liv’d in the time of King James I. he writ but one Play Publiſhed, which bears the Name of the. Devil’s Charter, a Tragedy, 4 to. It ſeems to be written in imitation of Shakeſpear’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre; an antient Play, and is an Account of the Life and Death of Pope Alexander VI.

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An Account of the English Dramatick Poets: Or, Some Observations and Remarks on the Lives and Writings, of All Those That Have Publish'd Either Comedi (Hardback or Cased Book) Langbaine, Gerard Published by Andesite Press 8/11/ (). The original work by Baker had been based on Gerard Langbaine's Account of the English Dramatick Poets (), Giles Jacob's Poetical Register (), Thomas Whincop's List of all the Dramatic Authors (printed with his tragedy of Scanderbeg, ) and the manuscripts of Thomas Coxeter.

Reed's Notitia dramatica (Addit. English Dramatick Poets: Abraham Cowley. An Account of the English Dramatick Poets. Or, some Observations and Remarks on the Lives and Writings, of all those that have publish'd either Comedies, Tragedies, Tragi-Comedies, Pastorals, Masques, Interludes, Farces or Opera's in the English Tongue.

Representing English poets from the 14th to the 19th century, this anthology includes over poems by over 60 poets.

They are arranged chronologically and early English has been made accessible to the modern reader. Extracts are given, where necessary, so that longer works are not overlooked/5.

Giles Jacob, The Poetical Register; or, The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets, With an Account of their Writings, biography and criticism (a second volume, titled An Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of Our most Considerable English Poets, whether Epick, Lyrick, Elegaick, Eppigrammatists, Etc.

was published in The first collection of information about sources of Elizabethan plays was published in the 17th century—Gerard Langbaine’s Account of the English Dramatick Poets () briefly indicated where Shakespeare found materials for some plays.

But, during the course of the 17th century, it came to be felt that Shakespeare was an outstandingly. The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby.

This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for.

An account of the English dramatick poets, or, Some observations and remarks on the lives and writings of all those that have publish'd either comedies, tragedies, tragi-comedies, pastorals, masques, interludes, farces or opera's in the English tongue by Gerard Langbaine.

— New catalogue of English plays Author: Langbaine, Gerard, What Monument, or Inscription he has I know not; but shall close up our Account of this Ingenious Poet, with the following Epitaph writ by Sir Aston Cokain [author's note: Epigrams, L.

], EPITAPH ON MR. JOHN FLETCHER AND MR. PHILIP MASSINGER, WHO LAY BOTH BURIED IN ONE GRAVE, IN ST. MARY OVERY'S CHURCH, IN SOUTH WARK. Book of poetry in English. January More than an account of the ways in which Shakespeare is figured in both the poetry and the critical prose of modern poets, this book presents a Author: Amira El-Zein.

4 Gerard Langbaine, An Account of the English Dramatick Poets, Oxford, P. Langbaine's words are reproduced in David E. Baker's Companion to the Playhouse, London,as follows: "The Plot is founded on the Exploits of the famous Godfrey of .An Account Of The Greatest English Poets by Joseph dearest Harry you will needs requestA short account of all the Muse possestThat down from Chaucers days to Drydens Times.

Page/5.George Steevens, annotated copy of Langbaine’s An Account of the English Dramatick Poets Thomas Warton, correspondence Abraham Wright, Excerpta quaedam per A.W. adolescentemCited by: 4.