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" Shakespeare is above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of Nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life. "
The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections ... - Page 186
by William Shakespeare - 1793
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 58, Writing about Shakespeare

Peter Holland - Drama - 2005 - 367 pages
...also recognized and praised what Montagu calls Shakespeare's justness of imitation', proclaiming him 'the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life'.8 This concept of Shakespeare as the 'poet of nature' (in contrast to Jonson, who was seen as...
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The Poetry Handbook

John Lennard - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 448 pages
The Poetry Handbook is a lucid and entertaining guide to the poet's craft, and an invaluable introduction to practical criticism for students. Chapters on each element of ...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to English And American Literature

Elizabeth Kantor - Political Science - 2006 - 278 pages
...her." In the preface to his edition, Dr. Johnson says, "Shakespeare is above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the...readers a faithful mirror of manners and of life." 11. Dryden's Essay of Dramatic Poesy, Coleridge's lecture on Hamlet, and Keats in a letter to his brothers,...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
More than twelve thousand famous quotations are featured in a reference volume that includes items not only from literary and historical sources, but also from popular culture ...
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In the Light of Christ: Writings in the Western Tradition

Lucy Beckett - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 648 pages
...and sophisticated version of Samuel Johnson's view that Shakespeare was "above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life", but [h]e sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful...
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C.P.E. Bach Studies

Annette Richards - Music - 2006 - 268 pages
...here comically, only heightens the strength following Johnson's preface that praised Shakespeare as "the poet of nature; the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life." In 1770, Gerstenberg vigorously defended Johnson against German critics...
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The Tragedy of King Lear: With Classic and Contemporary Criticisms

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2008 - 340 pages
...and the mind can only repose on the stability of truth. Shakespeare is above all writers, at least above all modern writers, the poet of nature; the...and of life. His characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpracticed by the rest of the world; by the peculiarities of studies...
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