Ben jonson the son of a clergyman and the stepson of a master bricklayer received a good education at westminster school in one respect jonsons training was unfortunate for a poet of his relations to the classical writers dryden says you track him everywhere in their snow such work brought jonson into intimate association with . Ben jonson is among the best known writers and theorists of english renaissance literature second in reputation only to shakespeare ben jonson his life and work london new york routledge kegan paul shakespeare and jonson their reputations in the seventeenth century compared . Ben jonson ben jonson english stuart dramatist lyric poet and literary critic he is generally regarded as the second most important english dramatist after william shakespeare during the reign of james i with one exception the case is altered these early plays are known if at all only by their titles jonson apparently wrote . Ben jonson 1572 1637 was an early modern playwright whose popularity rivaled that of shakespeare or marlowe he spent multiple stints in prison wrote masques in which the queen of england and prince of wales performed and was crowned englands first poet laureate
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.