skip to content

Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637

Overview
Works: 4,002 works in 11,857 publications in 17 languages and 234,362 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Comedies of humours  Comedy plays  Poetry  Satire  Screenplays  Microform catalogs 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Attributed name, Author of introduction, Creator, Dedicatee, Composer, Recipient, Actor, Originator, Adapter, Photographer, Contributor
Classifications: PR2605, 822.3
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Ben Jonson
Publications by Ben Jonson
Publications by Ben Jonson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ben Jonson
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Ben Jonson
The alchemist by Ben Jonson( Book )
308 editions published between 1196 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,696 libraries worldwide
About the rivalry between an ambitious young ingenious and impetuous aging star who she supplants
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )
184 editions published between 1607 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,951 libraries worldwide
"Volpone tells of a magnifico of Venice with no wife or children to whom to leave his fortune. The prospect of such wealth invites to his house an assortment of greedy hopefuls, ready to prostitute any ideals in the pursuit of money. Volpone's parasite, Mosca, assists him in milking these pretenders as they deserve. When Volpone and Mosca practice their schemes on innocent victims, however, the play turns in a more unpredictable direction and ends in a series of surprises. Subplot figures enrich the narrative of satirical exposure of greed, and the play is wildly comic in its depiction of plotting and counter-plotting." "In this edition by two distinguished scholars, an introduction discusses the significance of this formative and brilliant play. Detailed commentary is provided on meanings of difficult words, lines, references, and the like. The edition is designed for classroom use in both schools and colleges as well as for the more general reader in search of the best of Renaissance drama."--Jacket
Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson( Book )
121 editions published between 1631 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,843 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
Every man in his humour : a parallel-text edition of the 1601 quarto and the 1616 folio by Ben Jonson( Book )
244 editions published between 1601 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,792 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
Volpone, or, The fox by Ben Jonson( Book )
170 editions published between 1607 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,741 libraries worldwide
A wealthy Venetian man attracts several would-be heirs
Sejanus by Ben Jonson( Book )
66 editions published between 1605 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,089 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 plays of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
51 editions published between 1910 and 1981 in English and held by 1,947 libraries worldwide
Epicoene; or, The silent woman by Ben Jonson( Book )
88 editions published between 1616 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,568 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 staple of news by Ben Jonson( Book )
38 editions published between 1631 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
The complete poetry of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Eastward ho by George Chapman( Book )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,047 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
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 980 libraries worldwide
This volume offers an abundant and representative selection of the verse of Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets
Poetaster by Ben Jonson( Book )
54 editions published between 1601 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 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
Ben Jonson : the complete masques by Ben Jonson( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Elizabethan drama by Thomas Dekker( Book )
8 editions published between 1910 and 1965 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Although a two-volume work on Elizabethan-era drama, only the first volume is included in this Anthology as it directly relates to Shakespeare and Marlowe. Marlowe's "Edward the Second" is the first piece, followed by four of Shakespeare's greatest works to provide a basis for comparison
Poems [of] Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
32 editions published between 1907 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
57 editions published between 1863 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Epigrams - The Forrest
The poems of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )
36 editions published between 1810 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Every man in his humour. : a comedy. by Ben Jonson( Book )
73 editions published between 1755 and 1988 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Essay on Shakespeare by Ben Jonson( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
B. J 1573?-1637
B. J., asi 1572-1637
B. J. (Ben Jonson), 1573?-1637
B. J ca 1572-1637
Ben Conson
Ben-Johnson 1573-1637
Ben-Jonhson 1573-1637
Ben-Jonson 1573-1637
Ben Jonson Brits auteur
Ben Jonson dramaturg angielski
Ben Jonson drammaturgo, attore teatrale e poeta britannico
Ben Jonson englischer Bühnenautor und Dichter
Ben Jonson English writer
Ben Jonson poète et auteur dramatique anglais
Benas Džonsonas
Beniaminus Jonson
Benjamin Jonson
Dzhonson, Ben
Dzhonson, Ben 1573?-1637
Džonson, Ben 1573-1637
Ionson, Ben 1573?-1637
Ionsonius, Ben.
J., B. 1573-1637
J., B., asi 1572-1637
J., B. (Ben Jonson)
J., B. (Ben Jonson), 1573?-1637
J, B. ca 1572-1637
Johnson B. 1573-1637
Johnson, Ben.
Johnson, Ben 1572?-1637
Johnson Ben 1573?-1637
Johnson, Ben, asi 1572-1637
Johnson, Ben ca 1572-1637
Johnson, Beniamin 1573-1637
Johnson, Benjamin 1573-1637
Jonson.
Jonson, .. 1573-1637
Jonson B. 1573-1637
Jonson, Ben
Jonson, Ben 1573?-1637
Jonson, Beniamin.
Jonson, Beniamin 1573-1637
Jonson, Benjamim, 1573-1637
Jonson, Benjamin
Jonson, Benjamin 1572?-1637
Jonson Benjamin 1573?-1637
Jonson, Benjamin, asi 1572-1637
Jonson, Benjamin ca 1572-1637
Jonsonius, Ben 1573-1637
Tzonson, Mpen 1572-1637
Μπεν Τζόνσον
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
Բենջամին Ջոնսոն
בן ג'ונסון
ג'ונסון, בן 1573-1637
דזשאנסאן, בן 1573-1637
דזשאָנסאָנ, בענ
بن جانسن
بن جونسون
بێن جانسۆن
বেন জনসন
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
ヂョンスン, ベン
ベン・ジョンソン
本·瓊森
Languages
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.