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Volpone and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Ben Jonson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-29 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The three plays collected in this volume depict the faults, errors and foibles of ordinary people with exuberant humour, savage satire and acute observations. Volpone portrays a rich Venetian who pretends to be dying so that his despised acquaintances will flock to his bedside with extravagant gifts in hope of
The Alchemist and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Ben Jonson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-11 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies in one volume. Volpone, which was first performed in 1606, dramatizes the corrupting nature of greed in an exuberant satire set in contemporary Venice. The first production of Epicene marked the end of a year long closure of the theatres because of
Penguin Classics Introduction to Volpone and Other Plays by Ben Jonson (Penguin Classics)
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robin Buss
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Books about Penguin Classics Introduction to Volpone and Other Plays by Ben Jonson (Penguin Classics)
Volpone, Or The Fox [in, Volpone and Other Plays: Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Michael Jamieson] (Penguin Classics).
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robin Buss
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Books about Volpone, Or The Fox [in, Volpone and Other Plays: Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Michael Jamieson] (Penguin Classics).
Alchemist and Other Plays
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: Ben Jonson
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies in one volume. Volpone, which was first performed in 1606, dramatizes the corrupting nature of greed in an exuberant satire set in contemporary Venice. The first production of Epicene marked the end of a year long closure of the theatres because of