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Ben Jonson ...

G. Gregory Smith

Ben Jonson ...

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Published by Macmillan and co., Limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637.

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    SeriesEnglish men of letters
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16793959M

    Volpone is a play by Ben Jonson that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Volpone and in-depth analyses of Volpone, Mosca, Celia, and Voltore. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. Ben Jonson: Jonson was an influential seventeenth-century poet and playwright, and is regarded to be the second most influential playwright of his time, after Shakespeare. He was arrested and jailed for his first play The Isle of Dogs because it was considered to be disruptive and offensive to the authorities.


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Ben Jonson has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ben Jonson’s most popular book is Volpone. Looking for books by Ben Jonson. See all books authored by Ben Jonson, including Volpone or The Foxe: A Comedie, and The Alchemist and other Plays, and more on For once, there's a generous allowance of black and white in-text illustrations as well as a well-chosen group of coloured illustrations in the centre of the book.

Ben Jonson is the one Elizabethan/ Jacobean playwright whose personality has come down to us with real force and clarity and anybody looking for a biography should, as they say, look no further/5(15). Ben Jonson's hero Volpone is an utter crook with an inordinate desire for more and more wealth.

Volpone is a man who could stand with some of today's greedy men. But outside the recent Bank crisis it is a richly comic play. His gulling of the three characters wo hope to inherit is riches was quite wonderful. Volpone as the mountebank is a /5(41). Benjamin Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor.

A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best, and his lyric poems.A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of /5.

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. 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. Browse the archive of amateur and professional productions of Ben Jonson's plays and their adaptations from the earliest performances to the present.

View performances From the archive December The Alchemist. Performed by the King’s Company at. Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare.

A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his. A revival intwo years before Jonson's death, in a more troubled political era, did elicit ‘great applause’, justifying the second quarto edition in which this approval is recorded.

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Ian Donaldson is a General Editor, with David Bevington and Martin Butler, of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson (Print Edition, 7 volumes, ; Electronic Edition, ).

His previous OUP books include The World Upside-Down: Comedy From Jonson to Fielding (), Ben Jonson: Selected Works (Oxford Authors, ), Jonson's Magic /5(13). The Masque of Blackness Ben Jonson. As part of his commission to produce and entertainment for the Twelfth Night celebration, Ben Jonson, working in close collaboration with noted architect Inigo Jones as the scenic designer, produced the.

Wise, satirically witty, and excellently written, Ben Jonson's 'Volpone' is a study of duplicity, selfishness, and material greed.

Volpone, a Venetian crook who fakes illnesses, tricks his acquaintances into paying him money, and turns the circle of those he knows strategically against one another; is one of the best evoked protagonists of the Renaissance period/5(41).

Robert Evans, “Ben Jonson’s Library and Marginalia: New Evidence from the Folger Collection,” Philological Quarterly 66 () p. Evans’s article provides additional in-depth descriptions of nine books owned by Ben Jonson—two of which have only a spurious attribution—in the Folger collections.

Sejanus was the first full play of Ben Jonson's that I have read and it is certainly an unorthodox choice. Jonson was best known for his comedies having written little tragedy. The storyline itself follows a familiar Renaissance arc. We see an overreaching /5. Ben Jonson lived a remarkable life.

The records of his existence are far more thorough than those of Shakespeare because of Jonson's controversial behavior. Riggs spends a great amount of ink on analyzing Jonson's plays and masques - very well done.4/5. Download The Alchemist free in PDF & EPUB format.

Download Ben Jonson's The Alchemist for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. Ben Jonson, byname of Benjamin Jonson, (born June 11?,London, England—died August 6,London), English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic. He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James his major plays are the comedies Every Man in His Humour ().

From entries in "Henslowe's Diary," a species of theatrical account book which has been handed down to us, we know that Jonson was connected with the Admiral's men; for he borrowed 4 pounds of Henslowe, Jpaying back 3s.

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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. Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare.

A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other classical Greek and Latin thinkers.

Epicœne, or The Silent Woman, also known as Epicene, is a comedy by Renaissance playwright Ben play is about a man named Dauphine who creates a scheme to get his inheritance from his uncle Morose. The plan involves setting Morose up to marry Epicoene, a boy disguised as a woman.

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Looking for books by Ben Johnson. See all books authored by Ben Johnson, including The Healing Code: 6 Minutes to Heal the Source of Your Health, Success, or Relationship Issue, and Party of Defeat, and more on The poet, essayist, and playwright Ben Jonson was born on J 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.

But Loxley, who believes the Ben Jonson annotations are likely to date to post, after the Restoration, said that the edition was the only surviving marked-up copy of a Jonson.

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Ben Jonson (The Oxford Authors) by Jonson, Ben and a great selection of related books, Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well. 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.

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He popularised the comedy of : Standard Publications, Incorporated. Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love is a late Elizabethan stage play, a satire written by Ben Jonson. The play was one element in the Poetomachia or War of the Theatres between Jonson and rival playwrights John Marston and Thomas Dekker.

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