Volpone

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Manchester University Press, Apr 15, 1999 - Drama - 209 pages
24 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  - Matt - Goodreads

In my opinion, Volpone is Jonson's finest play. Fun, energetic, and full of twists without breaking Jonson's love of the Unities... Volpone makes everyone, Ben included, happy. Read full review

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I love the play, but it was a bastard to learn. 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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