Licensed by Authority: Ben Jonson and the DisCourses of Censorship

Licensed by Authority: Ben Jonson and the DisCourses of Censorship

by Richard Burt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801427827

ISBN-13: 9780801427824

Pub. Date: 05/18/1993

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801427824
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/18/1993
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction. Ben Jonson and the Discourses of Censorship1
Ch. 1Branding the Body, Burning the Book: Censorship, Criticism, and the Consumption of Jonson's Corpus26
Ch. 2Licensing Authorities: Jonson, Shakespeare, and the Politics of Theatrical Professionalism78
Ch. 3Th'Only Catos of This Critick Age: Late Jonson and the Reformation of Caroline Tastes of Caroline Tastes115
Conclusion. From the Brand to the Brand Name: Censorship and Political Criticism in the Early Modern Past and the Postmodern Present150
Notes169
Works Cited195
Index217

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