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Ben Jonson's Plays and Masques; Texts of the Plays and Masques, Jonson on His Work, Contemporary Readers on Jonson, Criticism
     

Ben Jonson's Plays and Masques; Texts of the Plays and Masques, Jonson on His Work, Contemporary Readers on Jonson, Criticism

by Ben Jonson, Robert M. Adams (Editor)
 
This volume presents a new and fresh selection of Ben Jonson's dramatic works. It includes the three greatest and most accessible comedies - 'Volpone' (1606), 'Epicoene' (1609), and 'The Alchemist' (1610) - along with the seldom - reprinted unfinished pastoral comedy 'The Sad Shephard' (1640); in the editor's words, this play 'complements the other three plays, which

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This volume presents a new and fresh selection of Ben Jonson's dramatic works. It includes the three greatest and most accessible comedies - 'Volpone' (1606), 'Epicoene' (1609), and 'The Alchemist' (1610) - along with the seldom - reprinted unfinished pastoral comedy 'The Sad Shephard' (1640); in the editor's words, this play 'complements the other three plays, which are all urban in their setting, by displaying a broad, an almost romantic, strain of country feeling.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393090352
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1979
Series:
Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
5.15(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.97(d)

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