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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 310–314.
Published: 01 September 1977
..., Donne, Jonson, A4ar~~ell.By ANNEFERRY. Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard Uni- versity Press, 1975. 287 pp. $1 1.50. Anne Ferry has done more in her new book than write a series of essays on the ‘love poetry of Shakespeare, Donne, Jonson, Nfarvell,” as its subtitle announces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 372–373.
Published: 01 December 1960
... University of Cincinnati Ben Jonson and the Language of Prose Comedy. By JONAS A. BARISH.Cam- bridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. Pp. xii + 335. $5.00. Jonas A. Barish’s book has usefulness beyond the field of Jonson studies. It defines a mode of which Jonson was unquestionably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1959
...) ? FRANKW. JONES University of Washington Jonson and the Comic Truth. By JOHN J. ENCK.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1957. Pp. viii + 281. $5.00. John Enck believes that Jonson’s greatness consists, first, in the clear-sighted recognition of what he and comedy could reach...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., the original conventions mark the English epitaph throughout the period of Scodel’s focus, from Jonson to Wordsworth. Indeed, the chief strength of this study is its recognition of the exact nature and forms of such intersections between genre and moment. Start- ing with his awareness of the social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Jennifer Brady Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Collaborating with the Forebear: Dryden’s Reception of Ben Jonson Jennifer Brady Gramercie, good HORACE. Nay, we are new turn’d Poet too, which is more; and a Satyrist too, which is more then that: I write...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 1985
...W. David Kay John Gordon Sweeney, III. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. xi + 243 pp. $25.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 W. DAVID KAY 459 Jonson and the Psychology of Public Theater: To Coin the Spirit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 188–190.
Published: 01 June 1987
... University Ben Jomon: His Life and Work. By ROSALINDMILES. London and New York: Routledge 8c Kegan Paul, 1986. xiv + 306 pp. $55.00. We have long needed a biography of Ben Jonson that would gather into a coherent whole the wealth of information inconveniently scattered through the eleven...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 388–392.
Published: 01 December 1987
.... DANIELG. CALUER University of California, Los Angeles The Politics of Mirth: Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Manlell, and the Defense of Old Holiday Pnstinzes. By LEAHS. MARCUS.Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1986. ix + 319 pp. $29.00. The Politics of Mirth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 March 1951
... as a Dramatic Language in Ben Jonsott. By ALEXANDERH. SACKTON. New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. Pp. xii -I- 182. $2.50. In the first part of Mr. Sackton’s book, where he sketches his background of rhetoric in the Renaissance tradition and in plays by dramatists other than Jonson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1972
... by the roots and abolish all cakes and ale? Not at all. They were written by Ben Joiison (Chambers, Elizabethan Stage, IV, 249). H ALLE~TSM ~TH Huntington Library The Heirs of Donne and Jonson. By JOSEPH H. SUMMERS.New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 March 1969
....” WALTERR. DAVIS University of Notre Dame Ben Jonson’s “Dotages”: A Reconsideration of the Late Plays. By LARRY S. CHAMPION.Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1967. 156 pp. $6.50. In this useful, short book Larry Champion asserts that Jonson’s late plays are not different...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 1970
... the need to support the complex fictions of the author by the spurious concretenesses of historical fiction. G. K. HUNTER University of Warwick Vision and Judgment in Ben JonsonS Drama. By GABRIELEBERNHARD JACKSON.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1982
...W. DAVID KAY Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 1 ALEXANDER LEGGATT. Ben Jonson: His Vision and His Art. London and New York: Methuen, 1981. xvi + 300 pp. $35.00. CLASSICISM AND COMPLEXITY IN BEN JONSON’S ART1 By W...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Eugene M. Waith Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 THE POET’S MORALS IN JONSON’S POETASTER By EUGENEM. WAITH The parting of Ovid and Julia in Jonson’s Poetaster is a perplexing scene. The poet has been banished by Caesar for his impious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 21–22.
Published: 01 March 1952
...W. J. Olive A CHAUCER ALLUSION IN JONSON’S BARTHOLOMEW FAIR By W. J. OLIVE In ‘Ihe Mugrtetic Lady Jonson has an allusion to Chaucer’s Doctor of Physic which has been recognized by Birck,l Spurgeon,2 and the various editors...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 316–325.
Published: 01 September 1985
...L. A. Beaurline Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 Anne Barton. Ben Jonson, Dramatist . Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. xiv + 370 pp. $54.50, cloth; $17.95, paper. Katharine Eisaman Maus. Ben Jonson and the Roman Frame of Mind . Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 221–233.
Published: 01 September 1976
... comedies of Jonson, Marston, and Middleton are exercises in naive photographic realism; just as most paintings owe more to other paintings than to life, so these plays owe more to other plays and lir- erary works than to the facts of early Jacobean social and economic 1ife.l In line...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 151–157.
Published: 01 June 1963
...P. H. Davison YOLPONE AND THE OLD COMEDY By P. H. DAVISON Although Jonson called filpone “quick commdie, refined this description has not satisfied critics puzzled by the precise nature of the play. Edward B. Partridge, in his illuminating study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 383–399.
Published: 01 December 1964
... and techniques in the light of Aristophanes, Roman New Comedy, I talian Renaissance drama, and classical and Renaissance nondramatic satire.I One consideration which has been somewhat neg- lected, however, is Jonson’s relationship to the late morality play. To connect Jonson’s plays with the morality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
...C. B. Graham THE JONSONIAN TRADITION IN THE COMEDIES OF THOMAS D’URFEY By C. B. GRAHAM It is a matter of common knowledge among scholars that the comedy of humours popularized by Ben Jonson was highly influen- tial in the work of Thomas...