Ben Jonson"s Poetaster

or, The arraignment
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Librairie universitaire, C. Uystpruyst , Louvain
Other titlesPoetaster.
Statementedited from the quarto of 1602 with comments on its text by Henry de Vocht.
SeriesMaterials for the study of the Old English drama -- v. 9., Materialien zur Kunde des älteren Englischen Dramas -- v. 9.
ContributionsVocht, Henry de, 1878-
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LC ClassificationsPR2617 .Al8
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 139, [1] p.
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Open LibraryOL16576157M
LC Control Number35012540

Poetaster - one of Ben Jonson's earliest plays - was first staged inthe same year as Hamlet. A poetaster is a trivial rhymester, a writer of doggerel, at best an inferior poet. A poetaster is pretentious, and places undue value on his own work.

Apparently, 4/5(1). Poetaster is a scornful, intolerant word for a poet who writes insignificant and/or rubbish poetry. It's pronounced po-et-ass-ter, which I thought I would mention after asking for poe-taste-r (delicious Poe!) in the library and being met with utter contempt/5(7).

Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June – c. 16 August ) was an English playwright and poet, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage popularised the comedy of is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone, or The Fox (c.

), The Alchemist () and Bartholomew Fair () and for his lyric and epigrammatic Born: c. 11 JuneWestminster, London, England. Free download of The Poetaster by Ben Jonson. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. Ben Jonson, English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic.

He is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James I. Among his major plays are the comedies Every Man in His Humour (), Volpone (), Epicoene. The Poetaster.

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By using its peculiar viability as a forum for his dramatic imagination, Jonson resolved and transcended the satiric vision that was in many ways the. Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare.

A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other classical Greek and Latin thinkers.

In Thomas Dekker was satirized in Ben Jonson’s Poetaster (produced ) as Demetrius Fannius, “a very simple honest fellow a dresser of plays.” This precipitated Dekker’s own attack on Jonson in the play Satiro-mastix (produced ).

Thirteen more plays survive in which Dekker collaborated with such figures as Thomas Middleton, John. Ben Jonson From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, Life. About nine years after the birth of Shakespeare his greatest successor in the English drama was born in London.

Jonson outlived Shakespeare twenty-one years and helped to usher in the decline of the drama. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jonson, Ben. Ben Jonson's Poetaster. Louvain, Librairie universitaire, C. Uystpruyst, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Ben Jonson was an English playwright and poet best known for his satiric comedies (types of comedies that poke fun at human weaknesses). In many peoples opinion he was, next to William Shakespeare (–), the greatest dramatic genius of the English Renaissance (roughly the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries).

The Critical Heritagegathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read the material themselves.

The Sons of Ben: Jonsonian Comedy in Caroline England () Hereford, C. H., et al., Eds. Ben Jonson: The Man and His Work, 11 vols.

() Jackson, Gabriele Bernhard. Vision and judgment in Ben Jonson's drama () MacLean, Hugh, Ed. Ben Jonson And The Cavalier Poets () Miles, Jonson: His Life and Work () Miles, Rosalind. In The Poetaster () Jonson satirized several of his fellow playwrights, and his followers, sometimes called the "sons of Ben," loved to gather with him in the London taverns.

Examples of his conversation were recorded in Conversations with Ben Jonson by Drummond of This is a book of literary criticism.

Read preview Overview. Bibliotheca Alexandrina Updated by Ahmed Ghazi InJonson and his wife (whom he had married in ) were brought. Read all poems of Ben Jonson and infos about Ben Jonson.

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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.

This site presents an original spelling version of Ben Jonson's Works, published in Poetaster. 95 P O E T A S T E R: O R, His Arraignment. my Poetaster shall make thee a Play, and thou shalt be a Man of good Parts in it. But stay, Horn-Book: or ha' steept your Lips in Wine, till you made 'em so plump, that Juno might have been jealous.

A nineteenth-century book owner reflecting upon his copy of this book, including Milton’s and Ben Jonson’s signatures (Folger Library, PAA2 a copy 2 Cage) (Photograph by Caroline Duroselle-Melish) Title page of the book with Jonson’s “signature,” now thought to be a fake.

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 /5(15).

The poet, essayist, and playwright Ben Jonson was born on J in London, England. His father, a minister, died shortly before his birth and his mother remarried a bricklayer. Jonson was raised in Westminster and attended St. Martin's parish school and Westminster School, where he came.

Read "The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson available from Rakuten Kobo. (/3–),born in London of Border descent. He was educated at Westminster School under Camden.

During the early s he worked as a bricklayer in his stepfather's employ, and saw military service in Flanders. In he began to work for Henslowe's companies. His first important play, Every Man in his Humour, with Shakespeare in the cast, was performed by the Lord Chamberlain's company.

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Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a. Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare.

A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of. Ben Jonson was born inthe posthumous son of a minister, and, thanks to an unknown patron, was educated at Westminster.

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After this he was for a brief time apprenticed to his stepfather as a bricklayer. He served as a soldier in the Low Countries and married sometime between and /5(1).Ben Jonson's "Poetaster": Classical Translation and the Location of Cultural Authority2 MB, application/pdf 21/07/Ben Jonson ) was an early modern playwright whose popularity rivaled that of Shakespeare or Marlowe.

He spent multiple stints in prison, wrote masques in which the Queen of England and Prince of Wales performed, and was crowned England's first poet .