By Alexander Leggatt
While most important writing on Jonson concentrates at the performs, poems or masques visible in isolation, this name, first released in 1981, levels around the genres to discover Jonson’s imaginative and prescient as a complete. the writer issues to the interior connections that make of the wealthy number of Jonson’s writing a unmarried coherent physique of labor. We see Jonson exploring the kinfolk among tradition and society, the problems of perfect advantage in a much from perfect international, and exceptionally the issues of paintings itself. Combining a wide-ranging dialogue of Jonson’s pursuits with a close exam of his significant works, this booklet offers a balanced serious advent to 1 of the main complicated and engaging figures in English Literature.
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Ben Jonson: His Vision and His Art: Volume 4 (Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama) by Alexander Leggatt