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John Dryden (/ˈdrdən/; 19 Agustus [K.J.: 9 Agustus] 1631 – 12 Mei [K.J.: 1 Mei] 1700) adalah seorang penyair, kritikus sastra, penerjemah, dan pengarang drama asal Inggris yang menjadi Poet Laureate pertama asal Inggris pada 1668.[1]

John Dryden
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Lahir(1631-08-19)19 Agustus 1631
Aldwincle, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, Inggris
Meninggal12 Mei 1700(1700-05-12) (umur 68)
London, Inggris
Pekerjaanpuisi, kritikus sastra, pengarang drama, librettist
Alma materWestminster School
Trinity College, Cambridge
Karya terkenalAbsalom and Achitophel, Mac Flecknoe, The Hind and the Panther

Ia dipandang mendominasi kehidupan sastra Restorasi Inggris pada sebuah titik dari periode tersebut yang dikenal dalam lingkar sastra sebagai Zaman Dryden. Walter Scott menyebutnya "Glorious John" (John yang Berjaya).[2]

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  1. ^ "John Dryden (British author) - Encyclopædia Britannica". Britannica.com. Diakses tanggal 2014-05-13. 
  2. ^ Scott, W. Waverley, vol. 12, chap 14, The Pirate: "I am desirous to hear of your meeting with Dryden". "What, with Glorious John?"

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Edisi
  • The Works of John Dryden, 20 vols., ed. H. T. Swedenberg Jr. et al. (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1956–2002)
  • John Dryden The Major Works, ed. by Keith Walker, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987)
  • The Works of John Dryden, ed. by David Marriott (Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1995)
  • John Dryden Selected Poems, ed. by David Hopkins (London: Everyman Paperbacks, 1998)
  • John Dryden Selected Poems, ed. by Steven N. Swicker and David Bywaters (London: Penguin Books, 2001) ISBN 978-0140439144
Biografi
  • Winn, James Anderson. John Dryden and His World (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987)
Kritisisme modern
  • Eliot, T. S., "John Dryden", in Selected Essays (London: Faber and Faber, 1932)
  • Hopkins, David, John Dryden, ed. by Isobel Armstrong (Tavistock: Northcote House Publishers, 2004)
  • Oden, Richard, L. Dryden and Shadwell, The Literary Controversy and 'Mac Flecknoe (1668–1679) (Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, Inc., Delmar, New York, 1977)
  • Van Doren, Mark (2007). John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry. Read Books. ISBN 978-1-4067-2488-2. 
  • Stark, Ryan. "John Dryden, New Philosophy, and Rhetoric", in Rhetoric, Science, and Magic in Seventeenth-Century England (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 2009)

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