, following Plutarch, likened performance to a "speaking Picture," and the dumb show to a "mute Poesie.
As will be seen, he may publicly discredit Jonson
with the same aplomb as he disavows a taste for olives, but his taste for Jonson
's satire exposes and reinforces itself even through its repeated disavowal.
Of course, the unique form in which that order and clarity are achieved seems to interest Jonson
These include a historian whose allegedly subversive writings clearly have a direct resonance for Jonson
The key figure for Jonson
is Aristophanes, noted principally in this period for his employment of personal satire; Every Man Out explicitly asserts its Old Comedy credentials.
He added: "Our performance is unacceptable and Jonson
Photo: Glendale's A Noise Within theater company updates a 393-year-old Ben Jonson
comedy with its ``Volpone, or the Fox.
is often mobilized by scholars contesting J.
The opening sentence in the chapter on Jonson
is alone worth the price of the book: "Ben Jonson
was the most aggressively self-opinionated, conceited, quarrelsome, vociferous and self-advertising literary and theatrical figure of his time" (129).
Martin's 1999), 114-51; Martin Butler, "Jonson
's London and Its Theatres," and Stephen Orgel, "Jonson
and the Arts," in The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson
(Cambridge University Press, 2000); David J.
But it didn't happen for either player and now Jonson
is looking to re-build his career at Djurgardens IF, who take on Cork in the UEFA Cup tonight.
But as William Houston points out, Jonson
makes great technical demands on actors.