A play that has suffered many adaptations may be read here in its original form. A wealth of textual footnotes explain colloquialisms and period references. The text is preceded by the argument and prologue to the play. Edited by Jonas A Barish, this edition of Volpone or The Fox for performance and study also includes an introduction, a list of principal dates in the life of Ben Jonson and a selected bibliography.
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Ben Jonson contributed to Every Man Out of His Humour; Bartholomew Fair; The Staple of News; Volpone; and Sejanus, His Fall; all from Manchester University Press.Review:
...a solid and useful book. Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England
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Book Description Harlan Davidson, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110882950495
Book Description Harlan Davidson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0882950495 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2063155