Item #8443 Notes on Dryden's Virgil : 1698. Luke Milbourne.

Notes on Dryden's Virgil : 1698

New York: Garland Publishing, 1974.

Reprint Ed. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #8443
ISBN: 0824012364

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of the 1698 edition printed for R. Clavill, London; Wing M2035. Original title-page reads: "Notes on Dryden's Virgil In a Letter to a Friend. With an Essay on the same Poet." An early work of English literary criticism, Milbourne disagreed with Dryden's translation in detail. "This translation was censured by Milbourne, a clergyman, styled by Pope 'the fairest of criticks,' because he exhibited his own version to be compared with that which he condemned" - Samuel Johnson; "Life of Dryden" in Lives of the English Poets. ; The Life & Times of Seven Major British Writers : Drydeniana; Ex-Library; 232 pages.

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