1674 in poetry

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France[edit]

  • Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, France, L'Œuvres diverses du sieur D...., including:
    • L'Art poétique, in imitation of the Ars Poetica of Horace, and very influential in French and English literature; Alexander Pope's Essay on Criticism imitated Boileau's maxims; in four books: the first and last containing general precepts; the second, on the pastoral, elegy, ode, epigram and satire; the third, on epic and tragic poetry
    • Le Lutrin, a mock-heroic poem in four cantos, with two later added by the author
    • Translator, On the Sublime, from the Latin of Longinus; a second edition in 1693 also included certain critical reflections
    • Second Epistle[1]
    • Third Epistle
  • Rene Rapin, Reflexions sur la Poetique d' Aristote, criticism, France; translated into English this year by Thomas Rymer[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Van Doren, John Dryden: A Study of His Poetry, p 92, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, second edition, 1946 ("First Midland Book edition 1960")
  2. ^ a b c d e Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6