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Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637

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Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )

330 editions published between 1607 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 5,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Venetian man attracts several would-be heirs
The alchemist by Ben Jonson( Book )

199 editions published between 1196 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the rivalry between an ambitious young ingenious and impetuous aging star who she supplants
Every man in his humor by Ben Jonson( Book )

236 editions published between 1601 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the 1601 quarto version of Ben Jonson's play, set in Florence. The text is edited and modernised, and instead of endorsing the folio version as the superior play, the introduction seeks to understand this version on its own terms
Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson( Book )

121 editions published between 1631 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the world's greatest plays - Jonson's Bartholomew Fair. It is considered to be his most ambitious and flamboyant comedy
Sejanus by Ben Jonson( Book )

65 editions published between 1605 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Emperor Tiberius raises a statue to honour Sejanus, unaware that his right-hand man is ruthlessly working his way to the top destroying everyone in his path. No one can stop him, but his all is inevitable."--Jacket
Epicoene; or, The silent woman by Ben Jonson( Book )

80 editions published between 1616 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Epicene is now one of the most widely studied of Johnson's plays. Brilliantly exploiting the Jacobean convention whereby boys played female roles, it satirises the newly fashionable, and sexually ambiguous world of the West End of London, where courtly wit rubs shoulders with commercial values." "This authoritative new edition is based on a thorough re-examination of the earliest texts. The introduction analyses the play as originally written for the newly formed Children of the Queen's Revels, and performed at the little-known Whitefriars Theatre. Dutton discusses the composition of the play, which took place during a critical period in Jonson's life and career, where he was established as the principal writer of entertainments at the court. His relationships at the time with ambitious with such as John Donne, Sir Edward Herbert and the actor Nathan Field are examined as models for the principal characters."--Jacket
The complete plays of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

100 editions published between 1910 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The staple of news by Ben Jonson( Book )

39 editions published between 1631 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collaboration between Jonson, Chapman and Marston, 'Eastward Ho!' is a masterpiece of city comedy. Unique among the 'coterie' city comedies written for boy players, 'Eastward Ho!' gives all classes a full satiric treatment simultaneously didactic, ironic, and triumphantly comic. 'Eastward Ho!' was performed at the Blackfriars playhouse in 1605. The play may well have been provoked by Dekker and Webster's 'Westward Ho!', produced by Paul's Boys in 1604; 'Eastward Ho!' parodies the earlier play's form
The complete poetry of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Jonson and the cavalier poets; authoritative texts, criticism by Hugh Maclean( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets
Serenade : for tenor solo, horn, and strings, op. 31 by Benjamin Britten( )

3 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Jonson : the complete masques by Ben Jonson( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetaster by Ben Jonson( Book )

43 editions published between 1602 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Ancient Rome, "Poetaster" offers one of the first and most subtle statements in English of the Augustan cultural ideal. Jonson contrasts Augustus' wise rule with an English polity dominated by malice, intrigue and envy
Elizabethan drama by Thomas Dekker( Book )

6 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a two-volume work on Elizabethan-era drama, only the first volume is included in this Anthology as it directly relates to Shakespeare and Marlowe. Marlowe's "Edward the Second" is the first piece, followed by four of Shakespeare's greatest works to provide a basis for comparison
Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

52 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epigrams - The Forrest
The poems of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

36 editions published between 1810 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man in his humour. : a comedy. by Ben Jonson( Book )

75 editions published between 1752 and 1988 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(On) Lord Francis Bacon by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essay on Shakespeare by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Бен Джонсон

Бен Джонсън

Бен Џонсон

Бен Џонсон англиски драматург, поет и глумец

Джонсон Б. 1573-1637

Джонсон, Бен 1573?-1637

Джонсон, Бен английский поэт, драматург, актёр, теоретик драмы

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בן ג'ונסון

ג'ונסון, בן 1573-1637

דזשאנסאן, בן 1573-1637

דזשאָנסאָנ, בענ

بن جانسن

بن جونسون

بێن جانسۆن

বেন জনসন

বেন জনসন ইংরেজ নাট্যকার, কবি, অভিনেতা

ਬੈਨ ਜਾਨਸਨ

ಬೆನ್ ಜಾನ್ಸನ್

ബെൻ ജോൺസൻ

เบน โจนสัน

ဂျွန်ဆင်၊ ဗင်

ბენ ჯონსონი ინგლისელი მწერალი

벤 존슨

존슨, 벤 1572-1637

ジョンソン, ベン

ヂョンスン, ベン

ベン・ジョンソン

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The alchemistEvery man in his humorBartholomew FairSejanusEpicoene; or, The silent womanThe staple of newsEastward hoBen Jonson and the cavalier poets; authoritative texts, criticism