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Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets
by Ben Jonson
Jonson is represented by a wide selection from the Epigrams, includingthe mock epic "On the Famous Voyage"; The Forest, complete; extensiveselections from Underwood, including such well-known pieces as "ACelebration of Charis" and the Cary-Morison ode, together with the"Epithalamion" on the Weston-Stuart nuptials and "An Execration UponVulcan"; and more.Also included is a ...more
Paperback, 624 pages
Published January 17th 1975 by W. W. Norton & Company
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Benjamin 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. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and ...moreMore about Ben Jonson...