The Fury of Men's Gullets: Ben Jonson and the Digestive Canal
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The Fury of Men's Gullets: Ben Jonson and the Digestive Canal

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Throughout his work, Ben Jonson referred to writing in terms of ingestion, digestion, and excretion, mimicking the functions of the digestive tract. In The Fury of Men's Gullets, Bruce Boehrer explores the poet's fascination with alimentary matters and the way in which such references describe Jonson's personal and cultural transformation. Drawing on the theoretical work o...more
Hardcover, 238 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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