From Dryden to Johnson (The Pelican Guide to English Literature, Vol. 4)
This, the fourth volume, covers the period from Dryden to Johnson. It begins with a survey of the literature itself, much of it literature of the Augustan Age. The rest of the book is made up of a series of essays dealing in detail with Dryden, Swift, Pope, the Essayists, the novelists Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett and Sterne,Goldsmith, Johnson, etc. There are also essays on Hogarth, and eighteenth-century architecture and planning. Finally the volume contains and appendix of biographies and bibliographies.
Author Boris Ford (1963)
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