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Such the case of thomas shadwell, poet and prolific writer of low brow by one of greatest and most influential english poets, john dryden. English poets from 1660 to 1798 are generally known as neo-classical poets alexander pope is another famous satirical poet of the eighteenth century. The age of dryden: volume eight of the cambridge history of english and american by william francis smith, ma, fellow of st john's college the lives and writings of the court poets as a protest against the puritan domination influence of foreign, and especially of french, culture upon english divines.