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" This is mentioned to vindicate tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which in the account of many it undergoes at this day, with other common interludes; happening through the poets' error of intermixing comic stuff with tragic sadness and... "
Writers and Readers - Page 59
by George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1892 - 211 pages
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Hernani

Victor Hugo - 1906 - 264 pages
...in his préface to Samson Agonistes speaks of " The poet's error of intermingling comic stufî and tragic sadness and gravity, or introducing trivial and vulgar persons: which by ail judicious hath been counted absurd, and brought in without discrétion, corruptly to gratify thé...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton, Helen Darbishire - Literary Criticism - 1955 - 375 pages
...his person to write a Tragedy, which he entitl'd, Christ suffering. This is mention'd to vindicate Tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which in the account »5 of many it undergoes at this day with other common Interludes; hap'ning through the Poets error...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...of his person to write a tragedy, which he entitled Christ Suffering. This is mentioned to vindicate Tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which...of many it undergoes at this day, with other common 416 Interludes; happening through the poet's error of intermixing comic stuff with tragic sadness and...
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Sansone Agonista

John Milton - Drama - 1988 - 182 pages
...his person to write a Tragedy, which he entitl'd, Christ suffering. This is mention'd to vindicate Tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which...undergoes at this day with other common Interludes; hap'ning through the Poets error of intermixing Comic stuff with Tragic sadness and gravity; or introducing...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 758 pages
...The reason of church government),*6 and invokes Gregory of Nazianzen's Christus patiens 'to vindicate Tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which...of many it undergoes at this day with other common Interludes'.47 The preface to Samson agonistes retains the central features of English classicism in...
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Laughter, Pain, and Wonder: Shakespeare's Comedies and the Audience in the ...

David Richman - Drama - 1990 - 197 pages
...Shakespeare I have quoted, implicitly censures him in the note prefixed to Samson Agonistes, referring to "the poet's error of intermixing comic stuff with tragic sadness and gravity; or by introducing trivial and vulgar persons which by all |udicious hath been counted absurd; and brought...
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Regicide and Restoration: English Tragicomedy, 1660-1671

Nancy Klein Maguire - Drama - 1992 - 276 pages
...oddly concludes that debate in this decade by commenting on the infamy 'hap'ning through the Poets error of intermixing Comic stuff with Tragic sadness...gravity; or introducing trivial and vulgar persons' (The Complete English Poetry of John Milton, ed. John T. Shawcross (New York: New York University Press,...
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Lines of Authority: Politics and English Literary Culture, 1649-1689

Steven N. Zwicker - History - 1996 - 254 pages
...Agonistes in 1671 with an epigraph from Aristotle's Poetics and with remarks intending to "vindicate tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which...in the account of many it undergoes at this day," 20 he aimed not to vindicate the whole of literature but to dignify this particular tragedy, to suggest...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...of his person to write a tragedy, which he entided Christ Suffering. This is mentioned to vindicate tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which in the account of many it undergoes at dus day with other common interludes; happening through the poet's error of intermixing comic stuff...
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - Reference - 1995 - 288 pages
...his person to write a Tragedy, which he entitl'd, Christ suffering. This is mention'd to vindicate Tragedy from the small esteem, or rather infamy, which...undergoes at this day with other common Interludes; hap'ning through the Poets error of intermixing Comic stuff with Tragic sadness and gravity; or introducing...
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