Voltaire, Dryden & heroic tragedy by Trusten Wheeler Russell

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  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778.,
  • Dryden, John, -- 1631-1700.,
  • Tragedy.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and English.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and French.

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Statementby Trusten Wheeler Russell.
LC ClassificationsPQ2123.R8 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 1 l., 178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18536751M

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New York: Columbia University Press, Pp. viii $ The belief that Voltaireâ s dramas were influenced chiefly by Shakespeare is denied by this book, which attempts to prove that the connections between Voltaire and Dryden were much closer than is. Religio Laici V. Religio Laici: Dryden, Blount, and the Origin of English Deism Betrayals: An Eighteenth-Century Philosophe and Her Biographers Humor and the Law of Rights: Voltaire’s Cosmopolitan Optimism and Emile Habiby’s Dissensual PessoptimismAuthor: Baxter Hathaway.

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The play has almost all the other ingredients of heroic tragedy. Montezuma is an army general of heroic blood in love with a princess (whom he ultimately marries-hence the happy ending). Scholars agree that All for Love is Dryden's greatest play in blank verse heroic tragedy style, which was invented by Dryden.

In it, he develops the. Heroic play, also called heroic drama or heroic tragedy, a type of play prevalent in Restoration England during the s and s.

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Voltaire. Chez Noel Pissot et François Flahault, - 95 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The tragic dramatists of the Restoration, Dryden, Howard, Settle, Crowne, Lee, and others, composed what they called "heroic plays," such as the Indian Emperor, the Conquest of Granada, the Duke of Lerma, the Empress of Morocco, the Destruction of Jerusalem, Nero, and the Rival Queens.

The titles of these pieces indicate their character. The tragedy ran for forty-five nights, establishing Voltaire’s reputation as a great playwright at the early age of 23 and making the young man a considerable amount of money in the process.

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William F. Fleming. Vol. X The Dramatic Works Part 1 (Zaire, Caesar, The Prodigal, Prefaces) and Part II (The Lisbon Earthquake and Other Poems). Letter XVIII-On Tragedy. Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de. Letters on the English. The Harvard Classics. Dryden's Creon is not, however, the noble and blameless Creon of Sophocles' Oedipus the King but rather a villain.

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