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Ben jonson's contemporaries admired him above all other playwrights and poets of the english renaissance he was the “great refiner” who alchemized the. Sejanus, his fall dramatic monologue for a man volpone comic monologue for a man volpone dramatic monologue for a man more ben jonson. Ben jonson, renaissance dramatist, playwright, and poet, competitor to william shakespeare writer of masques, plays, poetry, and epigrams life, works, and. Ben jonson c1572-1637 'o rare ben jonson' ben jonson is buried upright in the north aisle of the nave of westminster abbey, london, england he told the. Ben jonson 1572-1637) was an early modern playwright whose popularity rivaled that of shakespeare or marlowe he spent multiple stints in prison, wrote.
“jonson, ben or benjamin,” in a short biographical dictionary of english literature, by john william cousin, london: j m dent & sons. On this day in 1598, playwright ben jonson is indicted for manslaughter after a dueljonson's father, a clergyman, died before jonson was born, and he was. Ben jonson's “song to celia” is known to millions as “drink to me only with thine eyes” jonson was educated at the prestigious westminster school in london. Jonson was a skilful satirist of contemporary society, producing volpone for the stage in 1606 and the alchemist in 1610 it is highly likely that shakespeare.
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