Author:John Dryden

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John Dryden

English poet, literary critic, and playwright

John Dryden


Collected works[edit]

Individual poems[edit]


  • Aureng-zebe, 1675
  • The Indian Emperour, or, The Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards (1667)
  • Sr Martin Mar-all, or, The Feign'd Innocence (1668)
  • Secret-love: or The Maiden-queen (1669)
  • The Wild Gallant (1669)
  • The Tempest, or, The Enchanted Island (1670), altered from The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
  • Tyrannick Love, or, The Royal Martyr (1670)
  • The Conquest of Granada by the Spaniards: in two parts (1672)
  • An Evening's Love, or, The Mock-Astrologer (1672)
  • Amboyna: a tragedy (1673)
  • Marriage a-la-mode: a comedy (1673)
  • The Assignation, or, Love in a Nunnery (1673)
  • The Rival Ladies: a tragi-comedy (1675)
  • Aureng-Zebe: a tragedy (1676)
  • The State of Innocence, and Fall of Man: an opera (1677)
  • All for Love, or, The World Well Lost (1678)
  • Troilus and Cressida, or, Truth Found Too late (1679) altered from Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare.
  • Oedipus: a tragedy (1679), co-authored with Nathaniel Lee
  • Prologue to Caesar Borgia, son of Pope Alexander the Sixth: a tragedy (1680) by Nathaniel Lee
  • The Kind Keeper, or, Mr. Limberham (1680)
  • The Spanish Fryar, or, The Double Discovery (1681)
  • The Unhappy Favourite, or, The Earl of Essex (1682)
  • The Duke of Guise (1683)
  • Don Sebastian, King of Portugal (1690)
  • Amphitryon, or, The two Sosia's (1691)
  • Albion and Albanius: an opera (1691)
  • Cleomenes, the Spartan heroe (1692)
  • Love triumphant, or, Nature will prevail (1694)
  • Prologue to Sophonisba, or, Hannibal's overthrow (1704) (5th ed.) by Nathaniel Lee




Works about Dryden[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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