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Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy 1598-1642.

Mina Kerr

Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy 1598-1642.

by Mina Kerr

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Published by Phaeton Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637.

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    Originally published, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 1912.

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    Open LibraryOL19542404M

    Ben Jonson From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, Life. About nine years after the birth of Shakespeare his greatest successor in the English drama was born in London. Jonson outlived Shakespeare twenty-one years and helped to usher in the decline of the drama. Ben Jonson's biography and life in Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he .

    Ben Jonson was an English playwright, poet, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the comedy of humours. He is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour, Volpone, or The Foxe, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy, and for his lyric poetry; he is generally regarded.   Ben Jonson was an English playwright, poet, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the comedy of humours. whose cultural influence was of unparalleled breadth upon the playwrights and the poets of the Jacobean era (–) and of the Reviews: 1.

    The Example is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by James Shirley, first published in The play has repeatedly been acclaimed both as one of Shirley's best comedies and one of the best works of its generation. And it provides one of the clearest demonstrations in Shirley's canon of the influence of the works of Ben Jonson on the younger dramatist's output. Ben Jonson (originally Benjamin Jonson; c. 11 June – 6 August ) was an English playwright, poet, and literary critic of the seventeenth century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the comedy of humours. He is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone, or The Foxe (), The Alchemist (


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Excerpt from Influence of Ben Jonson, on English Comedy I desire to express my gratitude to Professor Felix E. Schelling of the University of Pennsylvania for his wise counsel and gracious encouragement during the preparation of this monograph, and for the many valuable suggestions he has given out of his broad and minute knowledge of the history and content of Author: Mina Kerr.

Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy, New York, Phaeton Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ben Jonson; Ben Jonson; Ben Jonson: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mina Kerr. Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy, [Philadelphia] University of Pennsylvania New York D.

Appleton and Co. agents (OCoLC) Named Person: Ben Jonson; Ben Jonson; Ben Jonson: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mina Kerr.

Frontmatter was published in Influence of Ben Jonson on English Comedy, on page I. Influence of Ben Jonson on English Comedy, by Mina Kerr was published on 01 Jan by University of Pennsylvania : Mina Kerr. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June – c. 16 August ) was an English playwright and poet, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage popularised the comedy of is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone, or The Fox (c.

), The Alchemist () and Bartholomew Fair () and for his lyric and epigrammatic. An Epigram to a Friend and Son, y The Influence of Ben Jonson on English Comedy CHAPTER I THE CHARACTER OP JONSON 'S COMEDY The purpose in the present study is to follow but one of the lines along which the work of Ben Jonson affected Eng- lish literature, to determine where, how, and to what ex- tent, his influence was felt in comedy as written by con- temporaries and later **Sons" between.

Ben Jonson () Ben Jonson was an English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic. He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare.

Ben Jonson was born by name of Benjamin Jonson in London on. See more ideas about Ben jonson, English comedy and It works. - Explore skbaum's board "Ben Jonson", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ben jonson, English comedy and It works.

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The purpose in the present study is to follow but one of the lines along which the work of Ben Jonson affected English literature, to determine where, how, and to what extent, his influence was felt in comedy as written by contemporaries and later “Sons” betweenwhenEvery Man in His Humorwas first acted, and the closing of the theaters in   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. Click to read more about Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy, by Mina Kerr. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about Influence of Ben Jonson on English comedy, by Mina : Mina Kerr.

The Influence of Ben Jonson on English Comedy, Mina Kerr. pages | 5 x 7 1/2 Ebook | ISBN | Buy from De Gruyter $ | € | £ This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner.

With chapters on a wide range of familiar and lesser-known dramatists, including Thomas Kyd, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Webster, Thomas Middleton and John Ford, this book devotes particular attention to their personal and professional relationships, occupational rivalries.

Jonson was a true Renaissance man. The "Tribe of Ben" grew up from the s, a group of poets who proclaimed themselves influenced by and successors of Jonson, included Robert Herrick and Richard Lovelace.

Jonson suffered a series of strokes, fell out of court favour, and died on 6 August In her invigorating book, Theater of a City, Jean E. Howard explores the ways in which versions of London presented on the city's commercial stages between We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare. A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other classical Greek and Latin thinkers.

Ben Jonson dissociated himself from this degenerate meaning of the word “humour”, took it back to its original physiological sense and fitted it into the context of his concept of the nature and function of comedy.

Just as a man has in his physique a dominant humour, similarly he has in his psyche a dominant passion. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben performed in by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge considered it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature. The play's clever fulfilment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance.A monograph by Mina Kerr, Dean of Milwaukee-Downer College, entitled "Influence of Ben Jonson on English Comedy.

," is published by the University of Pennsylvania; it was written in.1. A classical influence on Ben Jonson’s Volpone is (A) Juvenal (B) Aristophanes (C) Plautus (D) Terence Answer: B. 2. Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” is addressed to (A) The American imperial mission in the Philippines.

(B) The Belgian colonial expansion in the Congo. (C) The British Imperial presence in Nigeria.