‘At the edge of political crisis’

Poet, dramatist, translator and literary theorist John Dryden was a central figure in the politics and culture of Restoration England. In a new survey for Oxford University Press, WashU's Steven Zwicker provides an authoritative overview of Dryden's influential 40-year career.

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Cutting Words

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Blue Song

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By Lucía Estrada

John Dryden

Selected Writings