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by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson (c. 1572-1637) was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor.
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Wise, satirically witty, and excellently written, Ben Jonson's 'Volpone' is a study of duplicity, selfishness, and material greed
Wise, satirically witty, and excellently written, Ben Jonson's 'Volpone' is a study of duplicity, selfishness, and material greed. Volpone, a Venetian crook who fakes illnesses, tricks his acquaintances into paying him money, and turns the circle of those he knows strategically against one another; is one of the best evoked protagonists of the Renaissance period.
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This page contains details about the Fiction book Volpone by Ben Jonson published in 1606. Volpone (Italian for "sly fox") is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1606, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable
This page contains details about the Fiction book Volpone by Ben Jonson published in 1606. This book is the 2123rd greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks. Volpone (Italian for "sly fox") is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1606, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean Era comedies.
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Oxford Student Texts: Volpone. Brand Oxford University Press. 92 руб. EAN/UPC/ISBN Code 9780199129577.
Volpone and Other Plays. THIS, I suppose, is the context in which many of us as school-children first came upon the mere name of Ben Jonson. Published by the Penguin Group. It occurs in John Milton’s L’ Allegro, in that passage where the poet, talking of the nocturnal pleasures of city life, enthuses over the comic theatre. It is ironic that the second line, which contains Milton’s tribute to the master of English comedy, should have become a puzzling allusion which young minds are required to explain at O-level.
Volpone study guide contains a biography of Ben Jonson, literature . Later, as the Epistle indicates, Volpone was performed at Oxford and Cambridge.
Volpone study guide contains a biography of Ben Jonson, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. The play was an immediate and resounding success. Jonson's balance of theatrical convention and innovation, of commedia del arte tradition and English muscularity, invites comparison more to Moliere than to Shakespeare. Volpone is widely considered by critics to be Jonson's best play: the one in which his formal and human concerns achieve their most perfect balance.
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