The Resource Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist, Sean McEvoy

Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist, Sean McEvoy

Label
Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist
Title
Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist
Statement of responsibility
Sean McEvoy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 now. It traces the sources of that phenomenon to Jonson?s vision of himself as a poet in the Roman tradition, and to his commitment to the sane and progressive ideals of humanism in a city where a rampant free-market and political authoritarianism made life conflicted, dangerous, and yet darkly, hilariously absurd. In his best plays, all of these forces are crafted into formal structures glittering with wit and pro
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
822.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2638
LC item number
.M35 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Renaissance Dramatists
Label
Ben Jonson, Renaissance dramatist, Sean McEvoy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life and culture -- The early comedies (1597-1601) -- The Roman tragedies: Sejanus (1603) and Catiline (1611) -- Volpone, or The fox (1605-6) -- Epicoene, or The silent woman (1609) -- The alchemist (1610) -- Bartholomew Fair (1614) -- The devil is an ass (1616) -- The late plays (1626-34)
Control code
ocn232570732
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748629916
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26677970
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)232570732
  • pebcs0748629912

Library Locations

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