John Dryden

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John Dryden
John Dryden by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.jpg
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

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]

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]

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  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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