Ben Jonson : to the first folio (Book, 1983) []
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Ben Jonson : to the first folio

Ben Jonson : to the first folio

Author: Richard Dutton
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Series: British and Irish authors., Introductory studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

Richard Dutton focuses on the greatest landmark of Jonson's career, the 1616 folio collection of his works with which he crowned his growing reputation as a man of letters, collecting together the  Read more...


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Named Person: Ben Jonson; Ben Jonson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dutton
ISBN: 0521243130 9780521243131 9780521285964 0521285968
OCLC Number: 911308662
Description: XI, 188 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction: The 1616 folio and its place in Jonson's career; 1. The early plays; 2. Sejanus and Volpone: the defence of virtue; 3. Rare poems and rare friends: Jonson's Epigrams; 4. The masques and Epicoene; 5. The Forest, the Alchemist, Catiline: 'manners, arms and arts': a Renaissance ideal; 6. Covert allusions: state decipherers and politic picklocks; 7. Bartholomew Fair; Notes; Reading list; Index.
Series Title: British and Irish authors., Introductory studies.
Responsibility: Richard Dutton.


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