Dryden and the Consolations of Philosophy

Davis, Paul
September 2000
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p217
Academic Journal
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.


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