Volpone

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Manchester University Press, Apr 15, 1999 - Drama - 209 pages
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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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The thing about Ben Jonson is that he is, even in critical opinion, canonically considered an arrogant, self-righteous egotist. and quite rightly, too. not to mention the fact that, of the two plays ... 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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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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