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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 Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 280 pages
The first fifty volumes of this yearbook of Shakespeare studies are being reissued in paperback.
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The Shakespeare Game: The Mystery of the Great Phoenix

Ilya Gililov - Electronic books - 2003 - 500 pages
...play for the actors. But Kempe is portrayed as having his own goals: "Few of the University men playes well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer Metamorphosis, and talke too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why here's our fellow 26 Shakespeare puts them all downe......
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As You Like it: A Guide to the Play

Stephen J. Lynch - Drama - 2003 - 178 pages
...famous line from The Return from Parnassus, Part II (1602) in which the character Will Kempe remarks, "Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, aye, and Ben Jonson too." Tiffany contends that Shakespeare participated in the War of the Poets by writing several plays around...
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The Shakespeare Game, Or, The Mystery of the Great Phoenix

Ilya Gililov - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 482 pages
...Kempe says that "our fellow" Shakespeare is far above the university wits. "They smell too much of the writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter." Then he mentions Jonson, who presented Horace on stage, and gave a pill to the poets, "but...
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The Shakespeare Enigma

Peter Dawkins - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 477 pages
...well, and that they are all (Jonson included) far outshone by Shakespeare: Few of the university men pen plays well. They smell too much of that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter. Why! here's our fellow Shakspeare puts them all down; aye, and Ben Jonson too. O that Ben...
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Cambridge: A Cultural and Literary History

Martin Garrett - History - 2004 - 266 pages
...professionals' ignorance and at their own pretentions when Kemp tells Burbage that university plays often "smell too much of that writer Ovid, and that writer...Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina and Jupiter." Yet, he goes on, "here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down... and Ben Jonson too."...
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The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship Question

Scott McCrea - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 280 pages
...Parnassus Pan Two, a character named Kempe says to another called Burbage, Few of the university men pen plays well, they smell too much of that writer...writer Metamorphosis, and talk too much of Proserpina 6" Jupiter. Why here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down, [Ay] and Ben Jonson too. O that Ben...
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