Ben Jonson

to the first folio by Richard Dutton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
Cover of: Ben Jonson | Richard Dutton
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  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637 -- Criticism and interpretation.
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p185-186. - Includes index.

    StatementRichard Dutton.
    LC ClassificationsPR2638
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,188p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22457378M
    ISBN 100521243130, 0521285968

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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. Apr 10,  · Buy Ben Jonson: A Life Reprint by Ian Donaldson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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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.

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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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. 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).

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Other projects include the Wayback Machine, and The Renaissance court masque, traditionally an entertainment of music, dancing, pageantry, and spectacular scenic effects, was transformed by Ben Jonson into a serious mode of literary expression.

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.

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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 $