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Ben Jonson and the Theatre

Performance, Practice, and Theory

by Richard Cave

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages240
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ISBN 100415179815
ISBN 109780415179812

Ben Jonson and Theatre is an investigation and celebration of Jonson's plays from the point of view of the theatre practitioner as well as the teacher. Reflecting the increasing interest in the wider field of Renaissance drama, this book bridges the theory/practice divide by debating how Jonson's dr. What they need is a book—a definitive copy of his original plays, but to make one, they’ll have to battle an unscrupulous publisher, a boozy poet laureate and their own mortality. Lauren Gunderson’s look at Shakespeare’s First Folio is a lively, funny, poignant love letter to theatre and the printed word.

Ben Jonson and Theatre: Performance, Practice and Theory and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Ben Jonson and Theatre: Performance, Practice and Theory - AbeBooks. This book offers a critical assessment of the career of one of the most formidable figures of English literature, the most influential poet and dramatist of the early seventeenth century. Richard Dutton focuses on the greatest landmark of Jonson's career, the folio collection of his works with which he crowned his growing reputation as a man of letters, collecting together the majority of.

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This new guide to the English renaissance's most erudite and yet most street-wise dramatist strongly asserts the theatrical brilliance of his greatest plays in performance, then and book integrates all of Jonson's major plays into the milieu of the turbulent years which produced them, and analyses the way each work examines the issues and challenges of those years: money, power, sex.

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Jonson outlived Shakespeare twenty-one years and helped to usher in the decline of the drama. Ben Jonson and Theatre is an investigation and celebration of Jonson's plays from the point of view of the theatre practitioner as well as the teacher.

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While Marston is usually famed more for his very public r. Ben Jonson, –, English dramatist and poet, b. Westminster, London. The high-spirited buoyancy of Jonson's plays and the brilliance of his language have earned him a reputation as one of the great playwrights in English literature.

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Ben Jonson and Theatre book. Performance, Practice and Theory. Edited By Richard Cave, Elizabeth Schafer, Brian Woolland.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 20 June Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Turns out, Ben Jonson, the renowned Elizabethan playwright and the first poet laureate of England, was a murderer.

On September 22nd,when he was an (angry) young man of twenty-six, Jonson, a former bricklayer, encountered a young actor named Gabriel Spencer. : Ben Jonson and Theatre: Performance, Practice and Theory eBook: Cave, Richard, Schafer, Elizabeth, Woolland, Brian: Kindle StorePrice: $ Description: Ben Jonson and Theatre is an investigation and celebration of Jonson's plays from the point of view of the theatre practitioner as well as the teacher.

Reflecting the increasing interest in the wider field of Renaissance drama, this book bridges the theory/practice divide by debating how Jonson's drama operates in performance.

Theatre of the English and Italian Renaissance studies interrelationships between English and Italian Theatre of the Renaissance period, including texts, performance and performance spaces, Part of the Warwick Studies in the European Humanities book series (WSEH) Log in to check access.

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Reflecting the increasing interest in the wider field of Renaissance drama, this book bridges the theory/practice divide by debating how. Ben Jonson ) was an early modern playwright whose popularity rivaled that of Shakespeare or Marlowe.

He spent multiple stints in prison, wrote masques in which the Queen of England and Prince of Wales performed, and was crowned England's first poet laureate.This book is concerned only with Ben Jonson’s plays, not his masques, criticism or considerable output of poetry.

It makes no sustained attempt to put Jonson’s comedies and tragedies in the context of his other writing, but treats them as freestanding works in their own right, as they are experienced in the theatre.Looking for books by Ben Jonson?

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