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The lives and characters of the English dramatick poets

Langbaine, Gerard the younger

The lives and characters of the English dramatick poets

by Langbaine, Gerard the younger

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Published by T. Leigh (etc in London .
Written in English


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A revision by Charles Gildon of Langbaine"s An account of the English dramatick poets. 1691.

StatementFirst begun by Mr. Langbain, improv"dand continued down to this time, by a careful hand.
The Physical Object
Pagination(212) p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20841988M

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The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets by Gerard Langbaine. There is alſo Publiſhed under this Author’s Name, a Book of Offices, about Princes, fol. : The poetical register: or, the lives and characters of the English dramatick poets. With an account of their writings.

Volume 1 of 2 (): Jacob, Giles: Books. --Pref., v. 2] ; The lives and characters of the English poets ; Modern English poets, and authors of single pieces ; Poems written by anonymous authors. Other Titles: Lives and characters of all the English dramatick poets. The lives and characters of the English dramatick poets: Also an exact account of all the plays that were yet printed in the English tongue ; their double title, the places where acted, and the dates when printed, and the persons to whom dedicated ; with remarks and observations on most of the said plays.

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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (–81), alternatively known by the shorter title Lives of the Poets, is a work by Samuel Johnson comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century.

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eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Lives of the Poets. Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, which is commonly known as the Lives of the Poets, appeared in as the preface to a selection of work by the approximately fifty poets featured.

None of the all-male poets featured were still alive at the book’s publication; all wrote between the s and the s.

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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.

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his dramatick performances. It is too long to be all acted, and has many characters and many incidents; and though it is not without sallies of frantick dignity, and more noise than meaning, yet, as it makes approaches to the possibilities of real life, and has some sentiments which leave a strong impression, it continued long to attract attention.6/ Lives of the Poets, Vol.

1 by Samuel Johnson Part 7 out of that the author of it is better read in the Greek than in the English poets; that all writers ought to study this critique, as the best account the lives, actions, and characters of celebrated men, with amazing facility and accuracy.

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some to the Dramatick, some to the Lyrick, other to the Elegiack, the Epænitick, the A Book (saith Dr. Heylin) which, besides its.Account of the English Dramatic Poets Bibliography and reference series Volume 91 of Burt Franklin bibliography and reference series: Author: Gerard Langbaine: Publisher: Burt Franklin, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.As a critic, he is incisive and deadly honest, describing early English writer Richard Rolle as “such a bad poet” and offering candid assessments of great unread classics like “The Bruce” or of perpetually controversial poets like Byron (“there is a tawdry excess in much of Byron, a satirist’s knack of simplifying for effect, but.