TITLE

Ben Jonson's Quarrel with Audience and its Renaissance Context

AUTHOR(S)
Rowe Jr., George E.
PUB. DATE
October 1984
SOURCE
Studies in Philology;Fall84, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p438
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the 17th-century English play 'The Magnetic Lady,' by Ben Jonson. Sense of closure that pervades the play; Ways in which Jonson surveys his entire literary career from a vantage point near its conclusion and returns; Jonson's return to the relation between audience expectations and perceptions on one hand and authorial intention on the other.
ACCESSION #
5242882

Tags: ENGLISH drama -- 17th century;  JONSON, Ben, 1573?-1637;  MAGNETIC Lady, The (Theatrical production);  CRITICISM

 

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