3 edition of Ben Jonson: Volpone found in the catalog.
Ben Jonson: Volpone
|Statement||edited by Alvin B. Kernan.|
|Series||Yale Ben Jonson|
|Contributions||Kernan, Alvin B.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 231 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||231|
Volpone, Ben Jonson. Revised version of Jonson, Ben, ? -- Volpone , or, The foxe. -- s.l.: s.n., s.d. -- Short Title. Benjamin Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best, and his lyric poems/5.
Volpone, or "The Fox," is one of Jonson's most popular plays and through the years has been a favorite of both theater-goers and readers. Professor Kernan offers his own interpretation, in a critical introduction that fully exploits the rich imagery, intricate plot development, and skillful delineation of character. Volpone tells of a magnifico of Venice with no wife or children to whom to leave his fortune. The prospect of such wealth invites to his house an assortment of greedy hopefuls, ready to prostitute any ideals in the pursuit of money. Volpone's parasite, Mosca, assists him in milking these pretenders as they deserve. When Volpone and Mosca practice their schemes on innocent victims, however, the.
Description: Ben Jonson was a master of satire who ranks with Jonathan Swift and Voltaire. In Volpone, he tackles greed. The wealthy Venetian gentleman Volpone is as cunning as a fox, and he pretends to be very ill and dying in order to entice legacy-hunters to give him valuable gifts in hopes of being named his heir. The Works of Ben Jonson V1: Containing Memoirs of Jonson, Etc. and Every Man in His Humor ().
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Volpone or The Foxe: A Comedie, Ben Jonson Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in –06, drawing on elements of city comedy Ben Jonson: Volpone book beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean era comedies/5.
Wise, satirically witty, and excellently written, Ben Jonson's 'Volpone' is a study of duplicity, selfishness, and material greed. Volpone, a Venetian crook who fakes illnesses, tricks his acquaintances into paying him money, and turns the circle of those he knows strategically against one another; is one of the best evoked protagonists of the Renaissance period/5(41).
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People think Volpone is dying. They bring beautiful things for him. They want his money after he dies. But what will happen to Volpone's. Ben Jonson has books on Goodreads with ratings.
Ben Jonson’s most popular book is Volpone. In this uproarious satire from Jacobean playwright Ben Jonson, the clever Venetian gentleman Volpone hatches an outrageous scheme to dupe a greedy trio of hangers-on who are after his fortune. A ra. These much-studied and frequently performed comedies by the great Elizabethan playwright satirize the greed, mendacity, gullibility, and pretension that Jonson saw rampant in 17th-century London society.
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The play opens at the house of Volpone, a Venetian nobleman. He and his "parasite" Mosca—part slave, part servant, part lackey—enter the shrine where Volpone keeps his gold. Volpone has amassed his fortune, we learn, through dishonest means: he is a con artist. The Paperback of the Volpone by Ben Jonson at Barnes & Noble.
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