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Ben Jonson.

Ben Jonson

Ben Jonson.

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by C.H. Herford, Percy and Evelyn Simpson.
ContributionsHerford, C. H., Simpson, Percy., Simpson, Evelyn.
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LC ClassificationsPR2601
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,596p. :
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721683M
ISBN 100198113579


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Ben Jonson was the greatest of Shakespeare's contemporaries. His fame rests not only on the numerous plays he had written, but on his achievements over three decades as principal masque-writer to the early Stuart court, where he had worked in creative, if 4/5(7).

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 Masque of James.

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To My Book poem by Ben Jonson. It will be looked for book when some but seeThy title Epigrams. Page/5. INTRODUCTION The greatest of English dramatists except Shakespeare, the first literary dictator and poet-laureate, a writer of verse, prose, satire, and criticism who most potently of all the men of his time affected the subsequent course of English letters: such was Ben Jonson, and as such his strong personality assumes an interest to us almost unparalleled, at least in his age.

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.

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 Houses: Essays in Interpretation /5(13). 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.

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 play. 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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The Selected Poems of Ben Jonson Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Ben Jonson.

The Alchemist study guide contains a biography of Ben Jonson, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. 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. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ben Jonson books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. 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.

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The Works of Ben Jonon, Which were formerly Printed in Two Volumes, are now Reprinted in One. To which is added a Comedy called the New Inn. London: Printed by Thomas Hodgkin, 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.

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.

Because its flexibility provided a forum for his dramatic imagination, Jonson was able to resolve and transcend the satiric vision that was in many ways the substance of his drama. This site presents an original spelling version of Ben Jonson's Works, published in be forgiven me, that they are no ill Pieces, though they be not like the Persons.

But I foresee a nearer Fate to my Book than this, That the Vices therein will be own'd before the Vertues, (though, there, I have avoided all Particulars, as I have done.

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He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare. Ben Jonson was born by name of Benjamin Jonson in London File Size: KB. The Devil Is an Ass is a Jacobean comedy by Ben Jonson, first performed in and first published in The Devil Is an Ass followed Bartholomew Fair (), one of the author's greatest works, and marks the start of the final phase of his dramatic career.

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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. 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. 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 (), Volpone (), Epicoene; or. Download The Alchemist free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Ben Jonson's The Alchemist for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.

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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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An editorial introduction is included, along with extensive notes. Spelling and punctuation are occasionally modernised and a few passages are omitted, but aside from this /5(23).Benjamin Jonson, popularly known as Ben Jonson, was a 17th century English literary critic, playwright, poet and actor.

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