Ben Jonson Quotes (233 quotes)




Ben Jonson
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Underwoods. Timber; or, Discoveries made upon men and matter. Horace, Of the art of poetry [with an English translation by Jonson]. The English grammar. Leges convivales, rules for the Tavern Academy. The case is altered (1756 edition)
Ben Jonson
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Poetaster, Or, The Arraignment: Sejanus His Fall ; The Devil is an Ass ; The New Inn, Or, The Light Heart (2000 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780198132295
Ben Jonson
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The Works of Ben. Jonson: Masques at court. Epigrams. The forest. Underwoods, consisting of divers poems (1756 edition)
Ben Jonson
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The Poetaster (1601), Act V, scene iii.
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Every Man out of His Humour (1598), Act I, scene 1.
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Conversations of Ben Jonson with William Drummond of Hawthornden (1900 edition)
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Three by Ben Jonson: Volpone, The Alchemist, and the masque, Mercury vindicated (1980 edition), Signet Classics
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Ben Jonson's Timber: or, Discoveries (1976 edition), Greenwood Pub Group - ISBN: 9780837188829
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The works of Ben Jonson (Phillips, Sampson, 1857), p. 865, "Timber; Or, Discoveries Made Upon Man and Matter"
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Sejanus: His Fall (1990 edition), Manchester University Press - ISBN: 9780719015427


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Born: June 11, 1572

Died: August 6, 1637 (aged 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, dramatist

Bio: Benjamin Ben Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best, and his lyric poems.

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