Dryden, John, 1631-1700

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Birth 1631-08-09
Death 1700-05-01

Biographical notes:

John Dryden, 1631-1700, was an influential English poet, literary critic, and playwright, who dominated the literary life of Restoration England.

From the description of John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 147971227

From the guide to the John Dryden Letter to Elizabeth Steward, 1698-1699, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida)

Epithet: poet and dramatist

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