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The Poetry of Ben Jonson

The Poetry of Ben Jonson

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Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings. Forget the idea of classic poetry being somehow dull and boring. It still has life, vibrancy and relevance to our lives today. This comes to you from Portable Poetry, a dedicated poetry publisher. We believe that poetry should be a part of our everyday lives, uplifting the soul & reaching the parts that other arts can’t. Our range of audiobooks and ebooks cover volumes on some of our greatest poets to anthologies of seasons, months, places and a wide range of themes. This audio book is also duplicated in print as an ebook. Same title. Same words. Perhaps a different experience. But with Amazon’s whispersync you can pick up and put down on any device – start on audio, continue in print and any which way after that. Portable Poetry – Let us join you for the journey. Ben Jonson - An Introduction Benjamin "Ben" Jonson was born in June, 1572. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays; ‘Volpone’, ‘The Alchemist’, and ‘Bartholomew Fair’, and his equally accomplished lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, including time in jail and a penchant for switching faiths, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets. In 1616 Jonson was appointed by King James I to receive a yearly pension of £60 to become what is now recognised as the post of the first official Poet Laureate. He died on the 6th of August, 1637 at Westminster and is buried in the north aisle of the nave at Westminster Abbey. A master of both playwriting and poetry his reputation continues to endure and reach a new audience with each succeeding generation. Index of Contents Ben Jonson - An Introduction Ben Jonson - To Celia Cynthia's Revels, Queen and Huntress, Chaste and Fair by Ben Jonson An Elegy by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - Perfect Beauty A Celebration of Charis - IV - Her Triumph by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - His Excuse For Loving A Sonnet to the Noble Lady, the Lady Mary Wroth by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - Still To Be Neat Ben Jonson - To Mary Lady Wroth Ben Jonson - The Hourglass My Picture Left In Scotland by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - To Penshurst The Thames At Mortlake by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - Epigram LXV - To My Muse An Ode To Himself by Ben Jonson To All to Whom I Wirte by Ben Jonson To My Lord Ignorant by Ben Jonson On Playwright by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - A Fit of Rhyme Against Rhyme On Poet-Ape by Ben Jonson To The Reader by Ben Jonson Ben jonson - Epigram XXIII - To John Donne To Fine Grand by Ben Jonson Inviting A Friend To Supper by Ben Jonson Hymn to the Belly by Ben Jonson On Gut by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - Epigram IV - To King James On English Monsieur by Ben Jonson In the Person of Womankind by Ben Jonson Song. That Women Are But Men's Shadows by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - On My First Daughter Ben Jonson - On My First Son Ben Jonson - Carol Ben Jonson - The Masque Of Christmas The Alchemist by Ben Jonson The Noble Nature by Ben Jonson Ben Jonson - Epigram LXXX - Of Life And Death Ben jonson - To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare and What He hath Left Us To Heaven - Ben Jonson A Hymn to God The Father by Ben Jonson Ode to Himself - Come Leave the Loathed Stage by Ben Jonson To the Reader by Ben Jonson
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Forlag: Portable Poetry
Udgivet: 2018-02-19
ISBN: 9781787378162

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