Every man in his humor. Edited by Gabrielle Bernhard Jackson. by Ben Jonson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

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Bibliography: p. 245-250.

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SeriesYale Ben Jonson
ContributionsJackson, Gabriele Bernhard, ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL19360027M

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In the play, every major character is defined by an over-riding obsession, known as a humour. Every Man in His Humour. Quick Reference. A comedy by Jonson, performed by the Lord Chamberlain's Menwith Shakespeare in the cast, printed In his folio of Jonson published an extensively revised version, with the setting changed from Florence to London and the characters given English names.

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Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. Every Man in His Humour, comic drama in five acts that established the reputation of Ben Jonson, performed in London by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men in and revised sometime before its publication in the folio edition of With its galleries of grotesques, its scornful detachment, and its rather academic effect, the play introduced to the English stage a vigorous and direct anatomizing.

Crites, like Asper-Macilente in "Every Man Out of His Humour," is Jonson's self-complaisant portrait of himself, the just, wholly admirable, and judicious scholar, holding his head high above the pack of the yelping curs of envy and detraction, but careless of their puny attacks on his perfections with only too mindful a neglect.

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This is closely linked, but not synonymous. Date, and place in Jonson's career 1 --Every Man in His Humour, 8 --Intertextualities 31 --The text in print 36 --The text on stage 41 --Other critical issues 51 --Every Man in His Humour 79 --Longer Notes --Appendix 1 Longer folio additions and revisions --Appendix 2 Press corrections Series Title: Revels plays.

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