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Selected Poetry of John Dennis (1657-1734)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to prose

  1. The Grounds of Criticism in Poetry (1704)

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Dennis
Birth date: 1657
Death date: 1734
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Francis Dennis
Education
          Harrow, Dr. William Horn
          Caius College, Cambridge (B.A.): 13 January 1675 to 1679
          Trinity Hall, Cambridge (M.A.): 1680 to 1683
Politics: Whig
Patron: Duke of Marlborough
Literary period: Augustan
Residence: London: 1657
First RPO edition: 1996