John Dryden Biography

John Dryden Biography

8/9/1631 - 5/12/1700 | 167 Quotes
Also Knows As:  Dryden, John,Glorious John
Professions:  Author Poet Librettist Famous University Alumni
Biography:  

John Dryden was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John." He was made Poet Laureate in 1668.

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