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Jonson

Ben. 1572--1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the "comedy of humours", in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also wrote court masques
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Jonson, 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 most.
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 was responsible.
Photo: Glendale's A Noise Within theater company updates a 393-year-old Ben Jonson comedy with its ``Volpone, or the Fox.
Jonson 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.