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Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637

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Works: 3,813 works in 11,737 publications in 17 languages and 228,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Comedies of humours  History  Comedy plays  Poetry  Satire  Fiction 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Attributed name, Creator, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Recipient, Composer, Originator, Adapter, Illustrator, Contributor, Actor, Photographer, Arranger
Classifications: PR2605, 822.3
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Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )
394 editions published between 1607 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 5,966 libraries worldwide
"This is the most thoroughly investigated edition of Volpone to date, based on a wider collation of the 1607 quarto and 1616 folio versions than was previously possible. It calls into question several accepted textual conclusions." "The introduction sets Volpone in the context of Jonson's career at the time of writing and introduces new material on its relation to the Reynard beast epic and the commedia dell'arte. Ambiguities in the play are discussed with reference to two Renaissance perversions of the myth of the Golden Age. The modernised text is accompanied by full commentary, notes and illustrations. The appendices include a discussion by John Cutts of the original music, passages translated from the original sources and analogues, and a full record of the play's modern stage history, its many adaptations, and its transformations into opera, musical comedy, film and television."--Jacket
The alchemist by Ben Jonson( Book )
405 editions published between 1196 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,905 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 )
348 editions published between 1600 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,860 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 )
136 editions published between 1631 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,887 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
Epicoene; or, The silent woman by Ben Jonson( Book )
173 editions published between 1616 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,461 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 )
78 editions published between 1910 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,738 libraries worldwide
The complete poetry of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
30 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
The staple of news by Ben Jonson( Book )
54 editions published between 1631 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
Sejanus his fall by Ben Jonson( Book )
46 editions published between 1604 and 2006 in English and held by 1,170 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
Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )
26 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
72 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 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 986 libraries worldwide
This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets
Sejanus by Ben Jonson( Book )
26 editions published between 1752 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
Poetaster by Ben Jonson( Book )
59 editions published between 1601 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 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
Five plays by Ben Jonson( Book )
43 editions published between 1739 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
The complete masques by Ben Jonson( Book )
17 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
The works of Ben Jonson; with notes critical and explanatory, and a biographical memoir by Ben Jonson( Book )
163 editions published between 1756 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 libraries worldwide
The poems of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
47 editions published between 1810 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson's plays and masques : texts of the plays and masques, Jonson on his work, contemporary readers on Jonson, criticism by Ben Jonson( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Presents the annotated texts of three plays and three masques by Ben Jonson, and includes a selection of backgrounds and sources
Essay on Shakespeare by Ben Jonson( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 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
Джонсон, Бенджамин, 1572-1637
בן ג'ונסון
ג'ונסון, בן 1573-1637
דזשאנסאן, בן 1573-1637
דזשאָנסאָנ, בענ
بن جانسن
بن جونسون
بێن جانسۆن
বেন জনসন ইংরেজ নাট্যকার, কবি, অভিনেতা
ਬੈਨ ਜਾਨਸਨ
ಬೆನ್ ಜಾನ್ಸನ್
ബെൻ ജോൺസൻ
เบน โจนสัน
ဂျွန်ဆင်၊ ဗင်
벤 존슨
존슨, 벤 1572-1637
ジョンソン, ベン
ベン・ジョンソン
本·琼森
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