Ben Jonson and the Politics of Genre


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While Ben Jonson's political visions have been well documented, this study was the first to consider how he threaded his views into the various literary genres in which he wrote. For Jonson, these genres were interactive and mutually affirming, necessary for negotiating the tempestuous politics of early modern society, and here some of the most renowned Jonson scholars provide a collection of essays that discuss his use of genre. They present perspectives on many of Jonson's major works, from his epigrams and epistles, ...

Ben Jonson and the Politics of Genre 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107403741

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Ben Jonson and the Politics of Genre 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521513784