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by Ben Jonson,Alvin B. Kerman,Richard B. Young


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The critical introduction analyzes Jonson’s technique of metamorphosing history into poetry.

Mr. Barish shows that Jonsonian tragedy can be understood and appreciated only by clearing the mind of Shakespearean preconceptions.

Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 – c. 16 August 1637) was an English playwright and poet, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the comedy of humours

Benjamin Jonson (c. He popularised the comedy of humours. He is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour (1598), Volpone, or The Fox (c. 1606), The Alchemist (1610) and Bartholomew Fair (1614) and for his lyric and epigrammatic poetry.

Sejanus was the first full play of Ben Jonson's that I have read and it is certainly an unorthodox choice. Jonson was best known for his comedies having written little tragedy

Sejanus was the first full play of Ben Jonson's that I have read and it is certainly an unorthodox choice. Jonson was best known for his comedies having written little tragedy. The storyline itself follows a familiar Renaissance arc. We see an overreaching achiever humbled by a precipitous fall. As with much of the best of Shakespeare, the plot itself was lifted from history. Jonson's verse is less ornamented than Shakespeare's and flows very naturally

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Ben Jonson, English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic

Ben Jonson, English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic. Ben Jonson, engraving by Edward Scriven, 19th century. The year 1598 marked an abrupt change in Jonson’s status, when Every Man in His Humour was successfully presented by the Lord Chamberlain’s theatrical company (a legend has it that Shakespeare himself recommended it to them), and his reputation was established.

Jonson's little-known-and even less performed-tragedy telling the story of Sejanus, a contemporary of the Emperor Claudius. First performed in 1603 with Burbage and Shakespeare in the cast-the latter's last recorded appearance as an actor.

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Ben Jonson was probably born in or near London, England, about a month after the death of his father, a. .After Bartholomew Fair, Jonson did not write very well. However, many young poets and playwrights considered him a hero and called themselves "sons of Ben" or the "tribe of Be.

Ben Jonson was probably born in or near London, England, about a month after the death of his father, a clergyman (someone who works for the church). His father gained his position when King Henry VIII (1491–1547) ruled England, but lost it after Queen Mary (1516–1558) took the throne. Jonson's mother then married a bricklayer. He was always considered an impressive and respected figure. Much of the information about Jonson's personal life comes to us after this last period of playwriting.

Ben Jonson: Sejanus (Yale Ben Jonson).

One of Jonson’s greatest plays, Sejanus, has seldom been edited, and is here published, with full notes and introduction, for the first time since 1911. Mr. Barish shows that Jonsonian tragedy can be understood and appreciated only by clearing the mind of Shakespearean preconceptions. The present edition makes the play available in a modernized text, explanatory notes gloss obscure phrases ignored by previous editors, and critical notes contain extracts in English translation of the portions of Tacitus on which Jonson based his plot. The critical introduction analyzes Jonson’s technique of metamorphosing history into poetry. Yale Ben Jonson, 3.Mr. Barish is associate professor of English at the University of California.
Ben Jonson: Sejanus (Yale Ben Jonson) download epub
Dramas & Plays
Author: Ben Jonson,Alvin B. Kerman,Richard B. Young
ISBN: 0300094698
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
Language: English
Publisher: Yale University Press (March 11, 1965)
Pages: 224 pages