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Ben Jonson of Westminster

Marchette Gaylord Chute

Ben Jonson of Westminster

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Published by Dutton in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marchette Chute.
ContributionsJonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2631 .C53 1960, PR2631 .C53
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p. :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17288047M


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He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James his major plays are the comedies Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone.

(Note: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair and impartial review.) A scholarly study of the poet-playwright Ben Jonson reveals the immense influence of his mentor, William Camden, during his truncated education at the Westminster School in London this foundation in Latin & Greek led to the immense role that classical literature played in Jonson's work, almost /5.

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Two feet by two is all I want". His name was incorrectly spelled when his gravestone was later renewed. INTRODUCTION The greatest of English dramatists except Shakespeare, the first literary dictator and poet-laureate, a writer of verse, prose, satire, and criticism who most potently of all the men of his time affected the subsequent course of English letters: such was Ben Jonson, and as such his strong personality assumes an interest to us almost unparalleled, at least in his age.

Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published inthe author presents a full and accurate account of Jonson’s life in modern times. Rosalind Miles follows Jonson from his obscure beginnings to his burial in Westminster Abbey, as the first Poet Laureate, in Price: $ 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. Ben Jonson of Westminster by Chute, Marchette, Publication date Topics Jonson, Ben.

Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Christine Wagner on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: 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 June 11th,two months after his father Size: KB. Jonson was a scholar, a product (like William Shakespeare) of a grammar school education that he received at Westminster School in London, where he grew up, but he was also an autodidact who acquired at least a working knowledge of French, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and.

Jonson's birthplace was Westminster, and the time of his birth early in He was thus nearly ten years Shakespeare's junior, and less well off, if a trifle better born. But Jonson did not profit even by this slight advantage Continue reading book >>.

Jonson's birthplace was Westminster, and the time of his birth early in He was thus nearly ten years Shakespeare's junior, and less well off, if a trifle better born. But Jonson did not profit even by this slight advantage. His mother married beneath her, a wright or bricklayer, and Jonson was for a time apprenticed to the trade/5(23).

Jonson's father lost his estate under Queen Mary, 'having been cast into prison and forfeited.' He entered the church, but died a month before his illustrious son was born, leaving his widow and child in poverty.

Jonson's birthplace Author: Ben Jonson. 23 Great Quotes By Ben Jonson, The Author Of The Alchemist. Famous As: Dramatist, Died On: August 6, Born In: Westminster, London, England. Died At Age: Benjamin Jonson, popularly known as Ben Jonson, was a 17th century English literary critic, playwright, poet and actor.

It is believed that he had a profound influence on the. Poets' Corner is the name traditionally given to a section of the South Transept of Westminster Abbey because of the high number of poets, playwrights, and writers buried and commemorated there. The first poet interred in Poets' Corner was Geoffrey Chaucer.

Over the centuries, a tradition has grown up of interring or memorialising people there in recognition of their. Full text of "The Works Of Ben Jonson Vol Iii" See other formats.

ALFRED HARBAGE'S review of my book, "Ben Jonson of Westminster," ends with a reference to the inscription on Jonson's tomb.

Harbage mentions. Ben Jonson, Soundtrack: Sense and Sensibility. Benjamin Jonson was born as the posthumous son of a Protestant minister. His mother then moved him to Westminster, where she married a bricklayer. He attended a free parish school as a boy, and thanks to the sponsorship of the headmaster, was able to attend Westminster Grammar School.

Unofortunately, Ben lost Occupation: Writer, Soundtrack. Not much further from the tavern was Jonson's last home in Westminster, where he lived from aboutand it is logical to assume that the chair came from there, sometime after his death in As David Riggs notes, Jonson was "surrounded by extremes of poverty and wealth from the earliest years of his life." A "friend," whose name is lost to history, paid for Jonson to attend Westminster school, one of the elite schools of Elizabethan England, where Elizabeth herself attended the school's Christmas play regularly.

Ben Jonson () was born at Westminster, and educated at Westminster School. His father died before Jonson's birth, and the boy adopted the trade of his stepfather, who was a master bricklayer. Bricklaying did not satisfy him for long, and he became a soldier, serving in the Low Countries.

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There were many adjectives expended on Jonson in his lifetime, both laudatory and hostile, but the one posterity likes best is inscribed on his gravestone in Westminster Abbey – "O rare Ben Jonson".

About Ben Jonson. Ben Jonson was born inthe posthumous son of a minister, and, thanks to an unknown patron, was educated at Westminster. After this he was for a brief time apprenticed to his stepfather as a bricklayer.

Ben Jonson, therefore, was about nine years younger than Shakespeare, and he survived Shakespeare about twenty-one years, dying in August, Next to Shakespeare Ben Jonson was, in his own different way, the man of most mark in the story of the English drama.

His mother, left poor, married again. Ben Jonson's page on includes a bio, some of his writings, essays on his work, and more. At Westminster Abbey Ben Jonson is buried at Westminster's Abbey's Poet's Corner.

Read a bit about his life and also his grave. Weirdly, he was buried standing in an upright position. Philostratus A discussion of the different people named. Ben Jonson. On Lord Francis Bacon, Introductory Note. Ben Jonson, after Shakespeare the most eminent writer for the Elizabethan stage, was born inand died in He was the founder of the so-called "Comedy of Humours," and throughout the reign of James I was the dominating personality in English letters.

Ben Jonson was the greatest of Shakespeare's contemporaries. His fame rests not pdf on the numerous plays he had written, but on his achievements over three decades as principal masque-writer to the early Stuart court, where he had worked in creative, if at times stormy, collaboration with Inigo Jones.ed beneath her, a wright or bricklayer, and Jonson was for a time apprenticed to the trade.

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