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Ben Jonson and the first folio

W. Lansdown Goldsworthy

Ben Jonson and the first folio

by W. Lansdown Goldsworthy

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Published by C. Palmer, Haskell House Publishers in [n.p.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Folios. 1623.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Authorship -- Baconian theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Lansdown Goldsworthy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2620 .G6 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5282985M
    ISBN 100838314392
    LC Control Number72001337
    OCLC/WorldCa278409

    Benjamin Jonson (?11 June - 6 August ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, best known for his satirical plays and his lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, he had an unparalleled influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets. Jonson was probably born in Westminster. His father, who died before Born: circa 11 June Westminster, London, England.   Ben Jonson: To the First Folio This book offers a critical assessment of the career of one of the most formidable figures of English literature, the most influential poet and dramatist of the early seventeenth : Julie Sanders.

    Ben Jonson writes of 'the players', but clearly references Heminge and Condell by their letter prefacing the First Folio (the letter which Jonson himself may have had a hand in), which stated that Shakespeare 'never blotted a line'.   Ben Jonson was the greatest of Shakespeare's contemporaries. His fame rests not only on the numerous plays he had written, but on his achievements over three decades as principal masque-writer to the early Stuart court, where he had worked in creative, if at times stormy, collaboration with Inigo Jones.4/5.

    First Folio, Ben Jonson published the collected volume of his Works in , when he was in his early forties. It was an audacious act of self-promotion and a landmark event in English literary history. Prior to modern authorial copyright, the rights to printed texts were owned by stationers, or, in the case of. production. Much of that attention has been focused upon Jonson's Folio, the summation of his literary achievements and, in itself, an extraordinary act of self-revision and self-presentation. Professor Dutton's book adopts just such a focus. As the subtitle To the First Folio announces, this volume is primarily concerned with Jonson's.


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Ben Jonson and the first folio by W. Lansdown Goldsworthy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explore the contents of the First Folio, just as a reader might have done in —when the brand-new book offered the first chance to see some of Shakespeare's plays in print.

The First Folio famously includes 36 Shakespeare Ben Jonson and the first folio book of which had never been published before. But there's even more to the First Folio. This book offers a critical assessment of the career of one of the most formidable figures of English literature, the most influential poet and dramatist of the early seventeenth century.

Richard Dutton focuses on the greatest landmark of Jonson's career, the folio collection of his works Pages: 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.

Ben Jonson and the First folio. [London] G. Palmer [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Ben Jonson; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W Lansdown Goldsworthy.

The book now known as the First Folio (the first authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s plays) established “Shakespeare” for all time and it. 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.

While last week we brought up the anniversary of Ben Jonson’s first folio and discussed copies of this book that are held at the Folger Shakespeare Library, this week we’ll discuss Jonson’s library and his books at Folger.

Jonson is listed in thirteen Hamnet records either as a “former owner” (when his ownership of the book. This book offers a critical assessment of the career of one of the most formidable figures of English literature, the most influential poet and dramatist of the early seventeenth century.

Richard Dutton focuses on the greatest landmark of Jonson's career, the folio collection of his works with which he crowned his growing reputation as a man of letters, collecting together the. out of 5 stars Donaldson should examine more closely Jonson's role in "Shakespeare's" First Folio. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Ian Donaldson's biography appears, as other reviews have noted, to be the most thorough one-volume study yet of Ben Jonson, an Elizabethan-Jacobean playwright utterly overshadowed today by /5(15).

Preface to The First Folio () Original spelling with explanatory comments in { }. Ben Jonson To the Reader {This text is facing Droeshout's portrait of Shakespeare prefixed to the First Folio.} This Figure, that thou here feest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut: Wherein the Grauer had a strife with Naure, to out-doo the life.

Ben Jonson and The First Folio. Lansdown Goldsworthy. Cecil Palmer ____ Preface. In this book an attempt is made to describe and explain what is probably the inner meaning of one of the most interesting and (from a literary point of view) valuable of Ben Jonson's later topical plays--"The Staple of News".

First edition of the scarce “first complete collected edition” of Jonson’s Works, with engraved frontispiece portrait and the first collected printing of The New Inn, handsomely bound. Ben Jonson was “dramatist, friend and contemporary of Shakespeare, and perhaps the only one worthy to rank with him” (Hartnoll, ).

After Jonson’s book was published others could follow his lead, particularly in the case of the Shakespeare First Folio. Jonson had taken a close interest in the production of his Folio, a possibility denied to Shakespeare and bemoaned by John Heminges and Henry Condell, who took the work on themselves.

Description: new edition edition. 64 pages. xx inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # About this title: Synopsis: In this book an attempt is made to describe and explain what is probably the inner meaning of one of the most interesting and from a literary point of view valuable of Ben Jonson's later topical plays "The Staple of News".Price Range: $ - $ Jonson died in and was buried in Westminster Abbey.

The first folio edition of his works had appeared in ; posthumously, in a second Jonson folio (), appeared Timber: or, Discoveries, a series of observations on life and letters. When Bernard Quaritch offered this book for sale in a catalogue, the cataloger noted “[u]nlike the first folio Shakespeare [sic], this first edition of Jonson’s works is a handsome example of typography, especially on large paper.”.

Jonson's biographer David Riggs has argued persuasively for Jonson being the editor of the First Folio. The First Folio 'follows the same methods of punctuation that Jonson used in his own Works instead of that of previously published quarto editions'. In addition, according to Riggs, 'the extensive use of parentheses, semicolons, and end.

The first four Jonson plays to be published all appeared within a two-year period. William Holme registered Every Man Out on 8 Apriland the work was printed by Adam Islip the same year. The playbook itself is a mixture of halfsheets folded and gathered into quarto format, supplemented by a handful of full sheets also gathered in quarto and used for the final quires.

Bartholomew Fair Ben Jonson. Interestingly, the very first performance of Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair was on Halloween. Of course, it is imperative to realize that Halloween wasn’t the same in as it is today. his site presents an online edition of the works of Ben Jonson (), Shakespeare's fellow playwright and poet.

These texts are being made available for educational and entertainment purposes. Although I have striven for accuracy in the transcription of the texts, I make no pretense that this is a scholarly edition of Jonson's works. In this post I want to look at the book that is often seen as the crucial model for the Shakespeare folio--Ben Jonson's Workes (first published in ), a book that is quite literally Jonson's own monument to himself.

However, even though Jonson presents his book as a definitive, whole object--the embodiment of (his idea of) his complete works.From the first months following its appearance in bookshops around St Paul's Churchyard in the late fall ofThe Workes of Beniamin Jonson attracted a vigorous critical response.

Other literary collections containing plays written for the private and public stages had preceded it: nine assortments of plays and poems by Samuel Daniel were published between and ; .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.