Ben Jonson Summary

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  • 4 Biographies
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 16 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (4)

19,433 words, approx. 65 pages
Biography EssayBy turns turbulent and weighty, scatological and refined, boisterous and delicate, Ben Jonson's works have always excited strong reactions among his readers and his playgoing audiences,... Read more
1,351 words, approx. 5 pages
The English playwright and poet Ben Jonson (1572-1637) is best known for his satiric comedies. An immensely learned man with an irascible and domineering personality, he was, next to Shakespeare, the ... Read more
16,857 words, approx. 57 pages
By turns turbulent and weighty, scatalogical and refined, boisterous and delicate, Ben Jonson's works have always excited strong reactions among his readers and his playgoing audiences, just as his pe... Read more
14,995 words, approx. 50 pages
Although Ben Jonson is still best known as a dramatist, his significance as a poet is hard to overestimate. His influence helped transform English verse. His "plain style" made him a crucial figure in... Read more
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