[AZW] ↠ Free Read ☆ Mac Flecknoe : by John Dryden ↠ #2020

  • Title: Mac Flecknoe
  • Author: John Dryden
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 215
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    John Dryden
    Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information.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 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 Walter Scott called him Glorious John.

    Mac Flecknoe By John Dryden


    A satiric poem that illustrates a King and his son s lack of virtue to rule Here Dryden is actually referring to one of his friend Shadwell as king s son and making fun of him Although fun to read and laughable at times but the mock heroic satire seems childish to me Since Dryden has tried to make fun of one of his friend turned enemy just because they had literary and political disagreements It actually shows how narrow minded Dryden was, who couldn t take a difference of opinion healthily.

    Ananya Ghosh
    3.5 stars, because the digs Dryden takes on Shadwell are just too good

    محمود عبدالتواب
    First of all, the poem makes me sympathize with the heir to throne of dullness, Thomas Shadwell, but some laughter Although I adore Satire and this kind of mock epic poems, I do not agree with John Dryden in two points Shadwell was not a confirmed dullard as he says him though he was a humble poet, he was the comic dramatist of some repute Moreover, it s not meaning that we are different in political views and affiliations that we attack each others by words There is a constructive criticism we [...]

    Olivia Ard
    Hilarious and indicative of England s politics and literary culture during the Restoration.

    Perhaps this is not the edition which I read but this was my first time reading a satire And I found Dryden s really funny and loved the metaphors he used

    John Dryden was a savage This needs to be read for the insults alone I guess it also gives the reader a sense of what literary criticism was up to in 17th century England.

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