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Ben Jonson

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  • 188 Pages
  • 1.94 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge
Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637 -- Criticism and interpreta
StatementRichard Dutton.
LC ClassificationsPR2638
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,188p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22457378M
ISBN 100521243130, 0521285968

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Dec 05,  · Ben Jonson. E P I G R A M S. — TO MY BOOK. It will be look'd for, BOOK, when some but see Thy title, EPIGRAMS, and named of me, Thou shouldst be bold, licentious, full of gall, Wormwood, and sulphur, sharp, Ben Jonson book tooth'd withal ; Become a petulent thing, hurl ink, and wit.

Looking for books by Ben Jonson. See all books authored by Ben Jonson, including Volpone or The Foxe: A Comedie, and The Alchemist, and more on Volpone or The Foxe: A Comedie, Ben Jonson Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in –06, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable.

A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean era comedies. Volpone, Ben Jonson,/5. Ben Jonson book Oct 20,  · A nineteenth-century book owner reflecting upon his copy of this book, including Milton’s and Ben Jonson’s signatures (Folger Library, PAA2 a copy 2 Cage) (Photograph by Caroline Duroselle-Melish) Title page of the book with Jonson’s “signature,” now thought to be a fake.

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Page3/5(14). Ben Jonson, –, English dramatist and poet, b. Westminster, London. The high-spirited buoyancy of Jonson's plays and the brilliance of his language have earned him a reputation as one of the great playwrights in English literature.

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The poet, essayist, and playwright Ben Jonson was born on June 11, in London, England. His father, a minister, died shortly before his birth and his mother remarried a bricklayer.

Jonson was raised in Westminster and attended St. Martin's parish school and Westminster School, where he came. Oct 14,  · Ben Jonson: A Life by Ian Donaldson - review The book is rich in detail and insights, combines meticulous research with readability, and is full of quoted examples of Jonson's inimitably.

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Ben Jonson was the foremost man of letters of his time. His knowledge of literature was combined with a passionate personality and a desire to be respected; the combination resulted in his efforts.

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Benjamin Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Sha. This summary of Ben Jonson: A Life includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included. We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important.

In this uproarious satire from Jacobean playwright Ben Jonson, the clever Venetian gentleman Volpone hatches an outrageous scheme to dupe a greedy trio of hangers-on who are after his fortune.

A ragtag cast of characters, including a dwarf, a eunuch, and a hermaphrodite, get caught up in the plot Author: Ben Jonson. Ben Jonson From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, Life.

About nine years after the birth of Shakespeare his greatest successor in the English drama was born in London. Jonson outlived Shakespeare twenty-one years and helped to usher in the decline of the drama. Jonson was the first poet to consider himself an "author", rather than a hired composer.

Whereas most poets of his day wrote solely for court favor and patronage, Jonson, in addition to these, took ownership of his plays and poetry. His publication of his plays in Works () was the first large, fancily formatted book to feature dramatic.

Mar 27,  · Only known edition of annotated Ben Jonson plays saved for the nation but its cultural significance meant that an export bar was imposed on the book by the UK government, with British. Ben Jonson, Renaissance Dramatist, Playwright, and Poet, Competitor to William Shakespeare.

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Writer of Masques, Plays, Poetry, and Epigrams. Life, works, and resources. Ben Jonson "To My Book" This is a poem that he wrote to his book of poetry in People thought of epigrams as short poems attacking someone.

Jonson's book of epigrams will be broader than that, surprising the readers. He won't try to get fame by attacking and shaming others. Book 3. The genius of Jacobean theatre appears here in his entirety for the first in digital print. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Ben Jonson, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.

(Version 1). Ben Jonson is the Martin Amis of early 17th century English theater. His prose is bloated with dense analogies and shows of learnedness that jarringly contrast with a preoccupation for criminal lowlifes and jokes about bodily secretions of both the sexy and non-sexy persuasions/5(K).

Read the full-text online edition of Ben Jonson and King James: Biography and Portrait (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Ben Jonson and King James: Biography and Portrait.

Ben Jonson and King James: Biography and Portrait Jonson, Ben. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

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By using its peculiar viability as a forum for his dramatic imagination, Jonson resolved and transcended the satiric vision that was in many ways the substance of Jonsonian drama. The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben performed in by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge considered it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature.

The play's clever fulfilment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance. The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online presents a complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance writer, complementing and extending the seven-volume print edition of Jonson’s more.Summary: First performed in by the King's Men (the acting company to which William Shakespeare belonged for most of his career), The Alchemist opens with a violent argument between two conmen, Subtle and Face.

They are running a brothel and defrauding people out of money by claiming to be alchemists and furthermore, that they can bring riches to the clients by magic Ben Jonson.The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light.

Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published inthe author presents a full and accurate account of Jonson’s life in modern $