Author

John Dryden

English poet and playwright

1631   -   1700

country of citizenship: Kingdom of England
language of expression: English
educated at: Westminster School, Trinity College
occupation: playwright, translator, poet, writer, literary critic, hymnwriter
position held: Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom

John Dryden (; 19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made England's first Poet Laureate in 1668.He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Romanticist writer Sir Walter Scott called him "Glorious John".
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works

28

The Conquest of Granada

play written by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

The State of Innocence

1678 play written by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

1678

The Tempest

comedy by John Dryden and William D'Avenant

author: John Dryden

Alexander's Feast

Poem by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

Annus Mirabilis

poem by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

1667

Aureng-zebe

play written by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

The Hind and the Panther

book by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

1687

Religio Laici

book by John Dryden

author: John Dryden

1682

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