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The Alchemist / Edition 1

The Alchemist / Edition 1

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by Ben Jonson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521485835

ISBN-13: 9780521485838

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Alchemist has been described as 'the greatest farce in the English language'. In this newly established edition, Ben Jonson's rich play offers intriguing insights into London life of the early seventeenth century. He satirises and celebrates the confusions and anarchy of a fast-moving city world populated by a fascinating array of diverse and devious characters.

Overview

The Alchemist has been described as 'the greatest farce in the English language'. In this newly established edition, Ben Jonson's rich play offers intriguing insights into London life of the early seventeenth century. He satirises and celebrates the confusions and anarchy of a fast-moving city world populated by a fascinating array of diverse and devious characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521485838
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
1,174,532
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

General editor's preface
Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction

1. Life and Character
2. Alchemy
3. The Play
4. Jonson's Verse
5. Stage History
6. The Text

The Alchemist
Index to Annotations

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