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Jonson and Shakespeare

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Published by Macmillan Press in association with Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra in London .
Written in English


  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ian Donaldson.
ContributionsDonaldson, Ian.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21495935M
ISBN 100333323882

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Jonson on Shakespeare. The title page of Jonson's Works (). From Shakespeare's England. There are two major comments by Ben Jonson on Shakespeare--the only extended comments on him by any of his contemporaries. The most famous of these is a long poem introducing the First Folio the first collection of Shakespeare's works. Jonson and Shakespeare. London: Macmillan in association with Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ben Jonson; William Shakespeare; Ben Jonson; William Shakespeare; Ben Jonson; William Shakespeare; Ben Jonson; William Shakespeare: Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book.   The contrasting lives — and posthumous fates — of Jonson and Shakespeare are a minor but recurring theme in the deeply researched but happily readable new . - Explore skbaum's board "Ben Jonson", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ben jonson, English comedy and It works pins.

Book Description Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy relates new understandings of Aristotle’s dramatic theory to the comedy of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare. Typically, scholars of Renaissance drama have treated Aristotle’s theory only as a possible historical influence on Jonson’s and Shakespeare’s drama, focusing. The fool as clergyman (and vice-versa): an essay on Shakespearian comedy / Timothy G.A. Nelson --Hal and Hamlet: the loneliness of integrity / Derick R.C. Marsh --Remembrance and revenge: Hamlet, Macbeth and The tempest / Michael Neill --Troilus and Cressida / F.H. Langman --Shakespeare's and Jonson's view of public theatre audiences / Alvin. Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical e 4/5. What the book doesn't do is place Shakespeare among his contemporaries. The Bard hovers in the background, an ever-elusive figure, until the text touches on Richard Burbage or Ben Jonson; the rest of the time we have to take it on the author's word that various plays are quoting, mimicking or parodying Shakespeare - sometimes a stretch/5(28).

In , “rare Ben Jonson,” the unofficial poet laureate under James I, published his collected works, the first time an English author had done , William Shakespeare’s plays were. Read "Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Claims of the Performative" by James Loxley available from Rakuten Kobo. This book will constitute an original intervention into longstanding but insistently relevant debates around the signifi Brand: Taylor And Francis. Unlike Shakespeare, Jonson exploited the publicity and financial advantages of book publishing. He was the first English dramatist to bring out his plays in a folio volume, calling them ''Works'' (unheard of!), which gave him greater status than ever. He had become, in the modern sense, a literary celebrity -- perhaps the first. To the Memory of My Beloved Summary. Jonson's line elegy to Shakespeare begins with a justification of his motives for praising the author. As in, "I know you think I can't stand this dude, but here's how it really is." And hey, that's an apt start to a poem written by a rival, right?