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Dryden and the conservative myth

Bernard N. Schilling

Dryden and the conservative myth

a reading of Absalom and Achitophel.

by Bernard N. Schilling

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Written in English

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  • Dryden, John, -- 1631-1700.

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    Open LibraryOL14819092M

    Absalom and Achitophel is not Annus Mirabilis, a mystifying and mythologizing portrayal of an affectionate and hard-working father-king in the aftermath of military victory and a force majeure. It is a more sophisticated and sober representation of a later age, with far more echoes of the London Fire than the defeat of the Dutch.   Conservative ideas leave something to be desired, not the media's coverage of them. By Anson Kaye, Contributor Feb. 28, By Anson Kaye, .

      Tolkien borrowed the Greek term “mythpoesis” to describe the task of modern myth-making, and so the literary concept of mythopoeia was Author: Damien Walter. little book The Conscience of a Conservative sold over million copies—the best-selling political manifesto of our times—and was once required reading for History b at Harvard Univer-sity. He was a master mechanic and ham radio operator whose K7UGA MARS station patched more than , calls fromFile Size: KB.

      All you conservative politicians claim to be “Constitutionalists” and ”Conservative” and I’m sick of it! It doesn’t matter how “Conservative” you are, if you can’t stand up for conservative values and even vote in favor of a conservative bill, your “conservative” title doesn’t mean anything to the American people. Full text of "Politics and Providence: John Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel" See other formats.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Includes the text of Absalom ad Achitophel, reprinted from George Noyes' The poetical works of John Dryden, with a facsimile reproduction of the t.p. of the 2d ed., augm. and rev., published in London in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schilling, Bernard Nicholas.

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curious. the US constitution and the declaration of independence can hardly be considered 'conservative' as of the respective times of their composition. they were by contrast incendiary, radical documents that shook european monarchism at its foundation.

they were the world's leftwing at that time, and continue to be leftwing instruments when the world remains awash in. Ihis particular concept ot myth, and the need to explain and apply it, governs the organization of the book. The first part—rather more than one third of the text—develops the myth, the conservative ideas of order and the political back ground, followed by a section on Dryden's own temperament.

Then follows the full text of the poem. Dryden’s early awareness of the direction his verse would take may be seen in a far from perfect poem, the Astraea Redux of In this poem John Dryden celebrates the return of public order at the restoration of Charles II, and the title alludes, appropriately enough, to the same myth Donne had used long before in his Anniversary poems.

a "conservative myth" as the foundation of Dryden's political views (Dryden and the Conservative Myth, New Haven, ) is an important assumption for some of my conclusions.

Schilling, of course, is concerned with Dryden's permanent and basic political attitude, whereas my problem here is to show how the same.

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