Volpone

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Manchester University Press, Apr 15, 1999 - Drama - 209 pages
18 Reviews
This Revels Student Edition, with a carefully modernized text, presents new material about Volpone 's debt to the popular Reynard beast epic and Italian commedia dell 'art and discusses its mockery of greed in relation to two Renaissance perversions of the myth of a Golden Age. Referring to famous productions, it pays particular attention to decisions that must be made whenever the play is performed.
  

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User Review  - Tianna Mignogna - Goodreads

omg what's with the obsession with disguises in these old ass plays and how are the characters too stupid to notice people in their weak ass disguises Read full review

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Amusing, and a thoughtful satire on greed and the use of deception, the only reason that this play falls a bit flat is that Jonson lacks the kind of witty repartee that made Shakespeare, one of Jonson ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
44
Section 2
80
Section 3
112
Section 4
143
Section 5
171
Section 6
209
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About the author (1999)

Brian Parker is Professor of English at Trinity College and the University of Toronto.

David Bevington is Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago.

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