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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Drama - 236 pages
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A Hold thee, Mosca, Take of my hand; thou strik'st on truth, in all: And they are enuious, terme thee Parasite. Call forth my Dwarfe, my Eunuch, and my Foole, And let them make me sport.

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User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

Didn't pick up on a lot of the satire I feel like, but it was still enjoyable and I loved all the Italian puns. Read full review

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User Review  - Skyavermore - Goodreads

Meh, interesting but not enough to keep me engrossed. 2 1/2 stars. Read full review

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Volpone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Volpone, or The Fox (in Italian: "Big Fox"), is a comedy by Ben Jonson first produced in 1606, drawing on elements of city comedy, black comedy and animal ...
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Cross-Dressing in Ben Jonson's Volpone
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Many critics of Jonson's Volpone have argued that it is not a true comedy but rather a mix of tragedy, comedy, and satire. Many have also claimed that it ...
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gradesaver: Volpone Essay: Rôle playing, character, transformation ...
Jonson saturates his plays Volpone, The Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair with the ... Similarly, in Volpone, Jonson complicates the ideas of disguise not only ...
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JSTOR: "Volpone" and the Reputation of Venetian Justice
Herford and Simpson comment on Jonson's choice of Venice as the locale for Volpone: Jonson therefore took a most politic step in transferring his mise en ...
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Jonson's Volpone and Dante. | Comparative Drama (March, 2005)
No one has linked Dante's Inferno to Ben Jonson's Volpone. But there are a number of reasons to think that the first canticle of the Italian poet's epic ...
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Jonson's Volpone and Dante.(Ben Jonson, Dante Alighieri ...
No one has linked Dante's Inferno to Ben Jonson's Volpone. But there are a number of reasons to think that the first canticle of the Italian poet's epic ...
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angielski - Ben Jonson - Volpone, or the Fox
(Volpone in a large bed. Enter Mosca. Volpone awakes.) VOLPONE: Good morning to the day; and next, my gold! Open the shrine, that I may see my saint. ...
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About the author (2004)

Born in 1572, Ben Jonson rejected his father's bricklaying trade and ran away from his apprenticeship to join the army. He returned to England in 1592, working as an actor and playwright. In 1598, he was tried for murder after killing another actor in a duel, and was briefly imprisoned. One of his first plays, Every Man Out of His Humor (1599) had fellow playwright William Shakespeare as a cast member. His success grew with such works as Volpone (1605) and The Alchemist (1610) and he was popular at court, frequently writing the Christmas masque. He is considered a very fine Elizabethan poet. In some anti-Stratfordian circles he is proposed as the true author of Shakespeare's plays, though this view is not widely accepted. Jonson was appointed London historian in 1628, but that same year, his life took a downward turn. He suffered a paralyzing stroke and lost favor at court after an argument with architect Inigo Jones and the death of King James I. Ben Jonson died on August 6, 1637.

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