The Resource Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot, Richard Dutton

Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot, Richard Dutton

Label
Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot
Title
Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dutton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ben Jonson's 'Volpone' is the most widely taught and commonly performed English Renaissance play outside of Shakespeare. This book argues that the play alludes to the plot as openly as censorship will allow, using the traditional form of the beast fable
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dutton, Richard
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2622
LC item number
.D88 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jonson, Ben
  • Jonson, Ben
  • Gunpowder Plot (1605)
  • Gunpowder Plot, 1605
  • Politics and literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot, Richard Dutton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-171) and index
Contents
Jonson's life and the epistle to Volpone -- Commendatory verses and 'metempsychosis' -- 'Sir Pol': dating, identification and satiric method -- Volpone and beast fable -- Volpone's Venice -- Patronage, plotting and diabolic possession in the 'main-' and 'bye-plots' -- Conclusion and aftermath
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780521879545
Lccn
2008011653
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191891560
  • (OCoLC)ocn191891560
Label
Ben Jonson, Volpone and the Gunpowder Plot, Richard Dutton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-171) and index
Contents
Jonson's life and the epistle to Volpone -- Commendatory verses and 'metempsychosis' -- 'Sir Pol': dating, identification and satiric method -- Volpone and beast fable -- Volpone's Venice -- Patronage, plotting and diabolic possession in the 'main-' and 'bye-plots' -- Conclusion and aftermath
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780521879545
Lccn
2008011653
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191891560
  • (OCoLC)ocn191891560

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