TITLE

Dryden and the Consolations of Philosophy

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines Dryden's sceptical Restoration responses to the consolations of Stoicism and Epicureanism. What made Dryden sharply receptive to the philosophical consolations he found in Lucretius and Horace; Information on Roger L'Estrange's work entitled `Seneca's Morals Abstracted'; Samuel Johnson's remarks about Dryden as a love poet.
ACCESSION #
3831747

 

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