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Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637

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Most widely held works by Ben Jonson
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )

539 editions published between 1607 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 6,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

381 editions published between 1196 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 5,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Alchemist is a sublimely accomplished satirical farce about dreams of self-refinement: people want to transform themselves into something nobler, richer, more powerful, and more virile just as base metal was touted to be transformed into gold in the alchemical process. First performed in 1610 and set in the same contemporary London time period, the plot revolves around scheming con artists during their master's absence from the house. Face, Subtle and Doll Common dupe a series of "customers" whose desire for aggrandizement leads them to believe in the existence of the fabled "Philosopher's Stone". As their equipment boils over and blows up in the offstage kitchen, so their plot heats up and is exploded by the skeptical Surly and the arrival of their master who quietly pockets their proceeds and marries the rich widow to boot. The play is generally considered Ben Jonson's best comedy, deftly exposing human foible and foolishness to mockery and has continued to thrive in stage productions."--Publisher's description
Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson( Book )

176 editions published between 1631 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,270 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
Volpone, or, The fox ; Epicene, or, The silent woman : The alchemist : Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson( )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies. Volpone; Epicene;The Alchemist; and Bartholomew Fair. The texts of these plays have all been newly edited for this volume, and are presented with modernized spelling. Stage directions have been added to help actors and directors reconstruct the play the way it would have been performed in the seventeenth century, and the introduction, notes, and glossary further bring to life these timeless comedies for the modern reader. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment of scholarship, providingthe most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more
The poems of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( )

61 editions published between 1810 and 2000 in English and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man in his humour by Ben Jonson( Book )

168 editions published between 1601 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,962 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
Essay on Shakespeare by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(On) Lord Francis Bacon by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epicoene; or, The silent woman by Ben Jonson( Book )

71 editions published between 1705 and 2014 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is part of the 'New Mermaids' series of modern spelling, fully-annotated editions of English plays. Each volume includes a critical introduction, biography of the author, discussions of dates and sources, textual details, a bibliography and information about the staging of the play
The complete plays of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

103 editions published between 1910 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

76 editions published between 1752 and 1988 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alchemist : a Play by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge claimed that it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature. The play's clever fulfillment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance plays (excepting of course the works of Shakespeare) with, apart from a period of neglect during the Victorian era, a continual life on stage
Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )

49 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 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 staple of news by Ben Jonson( Book )

62 editions published between 1631 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sejanus his fall by Ben Jonson( Book )

52 editions published between 1605 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 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
The complete poetry of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sejanus by Ben Jonson( Book )

38 editions published between 1752 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles life in a prairie dog village showing how a mother raises her litter and educates them to life in the prairie community
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 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets
Every man in his humour : a comedy by Ben Jonson( )

98 editions published between 1752 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kno'well, concerned for his son's moral development, attempts to spy on his son, a typical city gallant. However, his espionage is continually subverted by the servant, Brainworm, whom he employs for this purpose. Also, a merchant named Kitely suffers intense jealousy, fearing that his wife is cuckolding him with some of the wastrels brought to his home by his brother-in-law, Wellbred
Every man in his humor by Ben Jonson( Book )

48 editions published between 1600 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Alchemist : a Play
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