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Among Shakespeare’s English contemporaries, Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus and at least a few of Ben Jonson’s comedies—for example, Volpone and The Alchemist—should not be missed. Seventeenth-century France boasts its great triumvirate: the tragedians Corneille and Racine and the comedian Molière. For Corneille, Le Cid is the obvious choice; for Racine, Andromache or Phaedra; for Molière, The Misanthrope or Tartuffe. Spanish Golden-Age drama— the theatre of Cervantes’ contemporaries—is an undiscovered treasure for most Americans.

V. Young the overall contours of Western literature and by an acquaintance with its greatest monuments. Readers, like authors, need to know where they stand in relation to the past in order to live fully in the present; they need to recognize the genius of others in order to realize their own. NOTES: 1. Norton Anthology of English Literature, ed. M. H. Abrams, et al. , II), 864. 2. Wordsworth, “Preface” to Lyrical Ballads (1800), in Wordsworth: Poetical Works, ed. Thomas Hutchison (London: Oxford Univeristy Press, 1969), 737.

The fruit of the second of his imprisonments was The Pilgrim’s Progress, an allegory of sin and redemption that has appealed to Christians of every persuasion. 33 R. V. Young sparkling sophistication and deep feeling. From the Middle Ages, the essential long work of poetry besides Dante’s Comedy is Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, a collection of comic tales in rhyming couplets. Another remarkable collection of comic tales from the Middle Ages is Giovanni Boccaccio’s prose Decameron, while François Rabelais’s Gargantua and Pantagruel is an unclassifiable narrative, also P OPE , Alexander (1688-1744), was born a Roman Catholic in the year of the “Glorious Revolution” that expelled James II, put William III on the throne of England, secured the real sovereignty for Parliament, and ended any hope of a Catholic restoration.

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