Ben Jonson

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English dramatist and poet who was the first real poet laureate of England (1572-1637)

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Ben Jonson was William Shakespeare's contemporary, yet Jonson's plays did not earn as much acclaim as Shakespeare's plays did.
(1) The Cambridge editors dismiss as "unsubstantiated" William Gifford's nineteenth-century claim that The New Inn was "not heard to its conclusion" at its first performance (David Bevington, Martin Butler, and Ian Donaldson, eds., The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson, Vol.
Following these six essays, Peter Kirwan and Erin Julian present two substantial pieces reviewing recent trends in Ben Jonson scholarship.
Though he has already been the subject of a number of good biographical and critical studies, important discoveries have been made in recent years, many of them by the contributors to the monumental Cambridge Ben Jonson edition.
IN HIS OWN TIME "Rare Ben Jonson"--sometime bricklayer, soldier, actor, dramatist, poet, critic, self-publicist, and personality--became a celebrity.
Richard Dutton is editing Jonson's comedy Volpone for the forthcoming modernized six-volume Cambridge Ben Jonson. In Ben Jonson, Volpone, and the Gunpowder Plot, a by-product of his editing labors, Dutton advances several claims.
ANSWERS: 1 Ben Jonson; 2 The British Empire Exhibition; 3 Toad; 4 The Copacabana; 5 A French military cap; 6 Seven; 7 Rondel Racing; 8 Fray Bentos; 9 Greenland; 10 The Merry Widow.
A group of academics, including architect Inigo Jones, poet John Donne and dramatist Ben Jonson, made up the core of an elite band of men who became known as the Polesworth Circle.
Richard Dutton, Ben Jonson, Volpone, and the Gunpowder Plot, Cambridge University Press, 2008, pp.
It was also where rapier-wielding playwrights such as Ben Jonson and Christopher Marlowe sharpened their quills.
It is a notable paradox that despite inhabiting a culture in which manual work was considered socially degrading, early modern writers from Thomas Smith to Ben Jonson used images of physical labour as a way of figuring their own occupation.
Charles Cathcart's study of the intense rivalry between John Marston and Ben Jonson that became known as the Poet's War expands the scope of the two satirists' feud by identifying other texts that may have played a role in their mutual provocation.
Our scene is London; Ben Jonson's city and the space of the author.
As Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age shows, the standard accounts need revision.