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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Entertainment at Ashby, lines 302-3; Ben Jonson, Ben Jonson, 7:238; the possibility is discussed by Davenport, 377, and Knowles, "Marston, Skipwith."
comedy of humors A dramatic genre most closely associated with the English playwright Jonson, Ben from the late 16th century.
Every Man in His Humour Comic drama in five acts that established the reputation of Jonson, Ben, performed in 1598 and revised before its publication in the folio edition of 1616.
Every Man out of His Humour Comic drama in five acts by Jonson, Ben, performed in 1599 and published in 1600.
Jonson, Ben. The Speeches at Prince Henries Barriers.