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" Few of the university pen plays well; they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too. "
Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the ... - Page 490
by Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1908 - 1291 pages
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Shakespeare: Selective Bibliography and Biographical Notes

1913 - 83 pages
...to Kemp's confident assertion in The Returne from Parnassus? — "Few of the university pen plaies well ; they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Prosepina & Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe, I,...
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Representative English comedies: with introductory essays and ..., Volume 2

Alwin Thaler, Charles Mills Gayley - English drama (Comedy) - 1913
...Shakespeare of the Lord Chamberlain's Company, is made to say : — " Few of the University pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why heres our fellow Shakespeare puts them all downe, I...
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Volume 27

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - English philology - 1900
...a gilded fool, Than of a threadhare saint in Wisdom's school. (z) Few of the university pen plaies well , they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer metamorphoses , and talke too much of Proserpina and Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

James Gilmer McManaway - Drama - 1962 - 50 pages
Folger guides provide lively, authoritative surveys of important aspects of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English cultural history. Attractively illustrated with material ...
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Studies in Shakespeare, Bibliography, and Theatre

James McManaway - 1990 - 417 pages
...much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphoses, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye and Ben Jonson too." Ben Jonson told the Scottish poet William Drummond that "Shakespeare wanted art." Francis Beaumont's...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro - Drama - 1991 - 203 pages
...appears in that other influential document, the pro-Jonson Cambridge play, Return from Parnassus, Part 2: Why here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye and Ben Jonson, too. Oh, that Ben Jonson is a pestilent fellow: he brought up Horace [in Poetaster] giving the poets a pill,...
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Erotic Beasts and Social Monsters: Shakespeare, Jonson, and Comic Androgyny

Grace Tiffany - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 237 pages
...and Orlando and Jaques, among others — sense is made of the first lines of the Parnassus comment: "Few of the university pen plays well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphoses, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter." These lines tend to be overlooked by scholars;...
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The English Stage: A History of Drama and Performance

J. L. Styan - Drama - 1996 - 432 pages
...young college graduates who want to be playwrights, and they are warned, 'Few of the university men pen plays well; they smell too much of that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter.' The eternal opposites of the stage world, the literary and the theatrical, are both amusingly...
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Author's Pen and Actor's Voice: Playing and Writing in Shakespeare's Theatre

Robert Weimann - Drama - 2000 - 298 pages
...virtually illiterate or blissfully ignorant "Kemp" enters to say, "Few of the vniuersity [men] pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphoses' ' (lines 1766-68). Here, the performed clown, good-humoredly, or so it seems, is made...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

Margreta De Grazia, Stanley W. Wells - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 328 pages
...one of Ovid's most famous works, but the contrast he draws is significant: 'Few of the university men pen plays well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphoses, and talk too much of Prosperina and Juppiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts...
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