Definition of Dryden, John in English:

Dryden, John

proper noun

  • (1631–1700), English poet, critic, and playwright of the Augustan Age. He is best known for Marriage à la mode (comedy, 1673), All for Love (a tragedy based on Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, 1678), and Absalom and Achitophel (verse satire in heroic couplets, 1681).


Dryden, John