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Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist

Sean McEvoy

Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-173) and index.

    StatementSean McEvoy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2638 .M34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23196477M
    ISBN 100748623019, 0748623027
    ISBN 109780748623013, 9780748623020
    LC Control Number2008425781

      Ben Jonson () was an English dramatist and poet, whose reputation amongst playwrights of the period is only second only to Shakespeare's. Although Jonson found little success as an actor, his reputation as a dramatist was firmly established in with Every Man in his : Ben Jonson. E P I G R A M S. LXXIII. — TO FINE GRAND. What is't, FINE GRAND, makes thee my friendship fly, Or take an Epigram so fearfully, As 'twere a challenge, or a borrower's letter: The world must know your greatness is my debtor. Imprimis, Grand, you owe me for a jest I lent you, on mere acquaintance, at a feast. Item, a tale or two some fortnight.


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