Yet, in the words of Macaulay, who gives an admirable account of the discussion in his essay on the comic dramatists of the Restoration, "when all deductions have been made, great merit must be allowed to the work."
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about dramatists and playwrights.
He wrote the article Drama, and biographies of Ben Jonson and other dramatists; and he became an important contributor to the present work.
After the revival of learning Plautus was reinstated, and took rank as one of the great dramatists of antiquity; cf.
4) contains an implied protest against the absolute system of government generally accepted by the dramatists of the early Stuart reigns.