Johnson, Ben
January 1912
Cynthia's Revels;1/1/1912, p7
Classic Book
The article focuses on the life and works of English dramatist Ben Johnson. His first dramatic success titled "Every Man in His Humour" was dedicated to antiquary William Camden. It appears that Johnson started life as an actor under Philip Henslowe, father-in-law of actor Edward Alleyn. After he was released in jail for duelling, he has offered his services as a playwright to Lord Chamberlain's company. His other written works include "Histriomastix," "Cynthia's Revels," and "Poetaster."


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