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The Indian Emperor: A Dramatic Rhyme Play

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"The Indian Emperor" is John Dryden's masterful dramatic rhyme play performed before the court of England in the 1660s. Although not historically accurate, it is a love story set during the Conquest of Mexico in 1519 by Hernando Cortez. Dryden was Poet Laureate of England. He believed passionately in the power and value of poetic verse in dramatic plays. "The Indian Empero ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published January 31st 2004 by Signatures Books
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John Dryden (19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came
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