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Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637

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Most widely held works by Ben Jonson
The alchemist by Ben Jonson( Book )

436 editions published between 1196 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 7,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy in five acts by Ben Jonson, performed in 1610 and published in 1612. The play concerns the turmoil of deception that ensues when Lovewit leaves his London house in the care of his scheming servant, Face
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )

577 editions published between 1607 and 2020 in 16 languages and held by 6,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volpone (Italian for "sly fox") is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605-1606, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean era comedies
Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson( Book )

196 editions published between 1631 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,244 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
The poems of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( )

56 editions published between 1810 and 2000 in English and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essay on Shakespeare by Ben Jonson( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(On) Lord Francis Bacon by Ben Jonson( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man in his humour by Ben Jonson( Book )

160 editions published between 1601 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,721 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
The Alchemist : a Play by Ben Jonson( )

7 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outbreak of plague in London forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of his butler, Jeremy. Jeremy uses the opportunity given to him to use the house as the headquarters for fraudulent acts. He transforms himself into 'Captain Face', and enlists the aid of Subtle, a fellow conman and Dol Common, a prostitute
Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )

63 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Eastward Ho! is billed as the most authoritative and reliable to date. An extensive introduction examines the relationship between the three authors and the problem of their collaboration
The staple of news by Ben Jonson( Book )

64 editions published between 1631 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lively and ambitious satire comments on developments in Jacobean society. It offers a modernised text together with an account of the play's printing history and a full commentary on the intellectual and social context
Sejanus his fall by Ben Jonson( Book )

48 editions published between 1605 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 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
Poetaster by Ben Jonson( Book )

54 editions published between 1602 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 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. This text examines these different strands interwoven by Jonson
Sejanus by Ben Jonson( Book )

40 editions published between 1752 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man in his humor by Ben Jonson( Book )

69 editions published between 1600 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eBook version of Every Man in His Humor presents the full text of this literary classic
Every man out of his humour by Ben Jonson( Book )

67 editions published between 1599 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour is a comical satire about envy and aspiration among the ambitious middle classes, who think happiness is to be found in fame and material fortune. Cynical depictions of urban greed, aggression, violence, misogyny, sexuality, education, conflicts of family, class and gender, commercial and personal risk-taking, all have dynamic places in the play's whirl of activity, through which Jonson exposes the importance of seeing and judging the world as it is and not being duped by its pretences. Jonson helped form English satirical drama with this play in 1599, and its popularity spearheaded a whole new movement in the writing of comedy as social critique."--Jacket
The complete poetry of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text follows includes all of the poems by Jonson which survive. It closely follows the earliest editions, even where modern usage has changed. -- From introduction
Ben Jonson and the cavalier poets; authoritative texts, criticism by Hugh Maclean( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets
Epicoene; or, The silent woman by Ben Jonson( Book )

20 editions published between 1616 and 2017 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epicœne, or The Silent Woman, also known as Epicene, is a comedy by Renaissance playwright Ben Jonson. ... The plan involves setting Morose up to marry Epicoene, a boy disguised as a woman. It was originally performed by the Blackfriars Children, or Children of the Queen's Revels, a group of boy players, in 1609
Catiline his conspiracy : a tragœdie, as it is now acted by His Majestie's servants at the Theatre Royal by Ben Jonson( )

47 editions published between 1669 and 1984 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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VolponeBartholomew FairEvery man in his humourEastward hoThe staple of newsSejanus his fallPoetasterEvery man out of his humour
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