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Sir John Denham, The Sophy: Two 17th Century Plays, Volume Ii Parvin Loloi

Sir John Denham, The Sophy: Two 17th Century Plays, Volume Ii

Parvin Loloi

Published April 19th 1999
ISBN : 9783705201453
Paperback
92 pages
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 About the Book 

Sir John Denhams role in the development of the English heroic couplet has long been recognized -- most notably in his poem Coopers Hill. Rather less well know is his play The Sophy, published in the same year (1642) as the more famous poem. F.E.MoreSir John Denhams role in the development of the English heroic couplet has long been recognized -- most notably in his poem Coopers Hill. Rather less well know is his play The Sophy, published in the same year (1642) as the more famous poem. F.E. Schelling called it a noble and pathetic play- and one of the best of its immediate time.