Tag Archive: John Dryden’s Tiresomely long speeches in French Plays

Nov 05

Mahbub Murad

Dryden’s Defends of English Drama

Dryden’s Defends of English Drama Dryden praises highly in English Drama and tries to establish its superiority over French by offering many arguments some of which are as follows- 1. Lively imitation of nature: The French dramatists managed their plots with greater skill and they observed the loss of comedy and the decorum (rules/norms) of the …

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