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Drama & Society in the age of Jonson.

L. C. Knights

Drama & Society in the age of Jonson.

by L. C. Knights

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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First published 1937.

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Open LibraryOL15034283M
ISBN 100416708404

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English literature - English literature - Elizabethan poetry and prose: English poetry and prose burst into sudden glory in the late s. A decisive shift of taste toward a fluent artistry self-consciously displaying its own grace and sophistication was announced in the works of Spenser and Sidney. It was accompanied by an upsurge in literary production that came to fruition in the s and. A Brief Overview. Jacobean drama is, quite simply defined, the drama that was written and performed during the reign of Elizabeth’s successor, James I. But, as with Elizabethan drama, it is more than just the plays written during the reign of a particular monarch: like Elizabethan drama, Jacobean drama has its particular characteristics.. The comic dramas of the Elizabethan theatre give way.

Sep 01,  · Dramatists and their Manuscripts in the Age of Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton and Heywood: Authorship, Authority and the Playhouse By Grace Ioppolo. (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, 6.) London: Routledge. x + pp. £ isbn 0 esteindesign.xyz: Tom Lockwood. Dec 05,  · Old Age, Masculinity, and Early Modern Drama book. Comic Elders on the Italian and Shakespearean Stage the physical and behavioral characteristics of the comic old man and situates these traits within early modern society by considering prevailing medical theories, sexual myths, and intergenerational conflict over political and economic Cited by: 4.


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account of charity-schools in Great Britain and Ireland with the benefactions thereto; and of the methods whereby they were set up and are governed, also a proposal for encreasing their number, and adding some work to the childrens learning, thereby torender their education more useful to the public.

account of charity-schools in Great Britain and Ireland with the benefactions thereto; and of the methods whereby they were set up and are governed, also a proposal for encreasing their number, and adding some work to the childrens learning, thereby torender their education more useful to the public.

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Drama and society --Tradition and Ben Jonson --Jonson and the anti-acquisitive attitude --Dekker, Heywood and citizen morality --Middleton and the new social classes --The significance of Massinger's social comedies: with a note on 'decadence' --Appendix A.

Elizabethan prose --Appendix B. Seventeenth-century melancholy. Get this from a library. Drama and society in the age of Jonson.

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City comedies depict London as a hotbed of vice and folly; in particular, Jonson's Epicoene, Middleton's A Trick to Catch the Old One and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, and Marston's The Dutch Courtesan.

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Ben Jonson, English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic. He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James I.

Among his major plays are the comedies Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone (), Epicoene. The Ben Jonson Dramatic Society.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible esteindesign.xyz: Paperback. This edition of Ben Jonson's four middle comedies places the works in the popular history and culture of the times,and surveys the influences, both classical and contemporary, on Jonson as a playwright. On-the-page annotations recreate the audiences perception.

The early 19th century was the great age for recovering Renaissance drama. Jonson, whose reputation had survived, appears to have been less interesting to some readers than writers such as Thomas Middleton or John Heywood, who were in some senses “discoveries” of the 19th century. Moreover, the emphasis which the romantic writers placed on.

Dec 16,  · The later half of the eighteenth century, which was dominated by Dr. Samuel Johnson, is called the Age of Johnson.

Johnson died inand from that time the Classical spirit in English literature began to give place to the Romantic spirit, though officially the Romantic Age started from the year when Wordsworth and.

Jul 21,  · Interest in Ben Jonson is higher today than at any time since his death. This new collection offers detailed readings of all the major plays - Volpone, Epicene, DOI link for Ben Jonson. Ben Jonson book. By Richard Dutton. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Drama and Society in the Age of Jonson: An Alternative View.

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Nov 19,  · Jonson is among the greatest writiers and theorists of English Literature. A prolific Elizabethan dramatist and a man of letters highly learned inthe classics, he profoundly influenced the coming Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other early esteindesign.xyz: Laurie Murphy.Jonson's Celia: A Reinterpretation of Volpone By CHARLES A.

HALLETT S CHOLARS extend little sympathy to the character of Celia in Jonson's Volpone. Not only do they generally interpret her impeccable virtue as a kind of folly, but they also encourage their readers to think of her as a dramatic failure, a flaw that one must overlook.In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content.

Ben Jonson’s Social Attitudes: A Statistical Analysis Judith K. Gardiner and Susanna S. Epp By organizing and displaying a large variety of patterns from a set of data, computers help us to see relationships which might otherwise elude us and to draw conclusions based on an entirety of information rather than subjective Cited by: 1.