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Studies in Jonson"s comedy

Elisabeth Woodbridge

Studies in Jonson"s comedy

by Elisabeth Woodbridge

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Published by Gordian Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elisabeth Woodbridge.
    SeriesYale studies in English -- 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2642.C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16578741M

    (Mb) (Kb) Date The Comedy of Humours deals with contemporary issues. It is a reflection of the historical, political, and social condition of England during the latter half of Queen Elizabeth's England. 2.

    Ben Jonson's biography and life in Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpon. The Ben Jonson Journal is devoted to the study of Ben Jonson and the age and culture in which his manifold literary efforts thrived. Topics covered include poetry, theatre, criticism, religion, law, the court, the curriculum, medicine, commerce, the city, and family life, as well as the manifestation of these topics and other interests in Renaissance life and culture.

    This collection of original essays illustrates the diversity of current scholarly approaches to Ben Jonson. In the opening essay, Jennifer Brady explores the complex position on literary influence that Jonson arrived at in his late prose work Discoveries. Anne Lake Prescott analyzes Jonson's use of Rabelais in his own works as well as Jonson's handwritten annotations in a copy of . Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare. A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other classical Greek and Latin thinkers.


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Studies in Jonsons comedy book, New York [etc.] Lamson, Wolffe and company, TY - BOOK. T1 - Volpone's bastards: theorising Jonson's city comedy. AU - HUI, Isaac. PY - /2. Y1 - /2. N2 - Through studying Volpone’s three bastard children ̶ the dwarf, the androgyne and the eunuch ̶ from the theoretical argument of Freud, Lacan, Derrida and Foucault, this book discusses how Jonson’s comedies are built upon the tension between death, Cited by: 1.

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Westminster, London. The high-spirited buoyancy of Jonson's plays and the brilliance of his language have earned him a reputation as one of the great playwrights in English literature. Study Of Ben Jonsons The Alchemist English Literature Essay "If his dreams last, he'll turn the age to gold." () The Alchemist one of Ben Jonson’s greatest comedies and representatives of Jacobean Drama was labeled by Samuel Taylor Coleridge as having "one of the three most perfect plots in literature".

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Two critical studies also serve Jonson well: Robert C. Evans's Habits of Mind: Evidence and Effects of Ben Jonson's Reading and A. Johnson's Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture Evans has already shown himself a good "old" historicist reader of Jonson (see English Studies, 77/1, p. 79), and here he examines Jonson's marginalia Cited by: 2.

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The first four Jonson plays to be published all appeared within a two-year period. William Holme registered Every Man Out on 8 Apriland the work was printed by Adam Islip the same year.

The playbook itself is a mixture of halfsheets folded and gathered into quarto format, supplemented by a handful of full sheets also gathered in quarto and used for the final quires.

Ben Jonson’s city comedy The Alchemist uses the motif of fairy patronage in one of its subplots, effectively ridiculing fairy belief alongside religious factionalism, greed, wrathfulness, and various other vices. Jonson’s use of the changeling or fairy midwife motif and his awareness of the early modern demonization of fairies have already been noted in criticism, as has his Cited by: 2.

McEvoy is the most recent attempt to represent both the continuity and the change that characterizes Jonson’s approach to drama and his greatest success in comedy. The separation of drama from poetry endemic to most of these studies is overcome on the Ben Jonson page found on the Luminarium website, which offers a biography, texts of the.

The Word "Humour":The term "humour" comes from the ancient Greek physicians and, later, from the medieval system of medicine. This system envisaged four major humours corresponding with the four elements (fire, air, earth, and water) and possessing the quality respectively of heat, cold, dryness, and moisture.

The "complexion," "temperament," or. Ben Jonson’s chief contribution to English comedy lies in his effort to- bring it much nearer reality. He was a champion of all-round realism and was quick to dissociate himself from the romantic extravagances, grotesqueries, and, in a word, a wanton disregard of unvarnished actuality.

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Noga Arikha explores the book, said to be the favorite of both Samuel Johnson and Keats, and places it within the context of the humoural theory so popular at the time.The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben performed in by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge considered it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature.

The play's clever fulfilment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of .