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Ben Jonson: A Life Ian Donaldson

Ben Jonson: A Life

Ian Donaldson

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ISBN : 9780198129769
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533 pages
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Soldier, satirist, duellist, principal masque-writer to the early Stuart court, tutor to the son of Sir Walter Ralegh, and Shakespeares greatest contemporary, Ben Jonson was a complex and volatile character. Ian Donaldsons biography draws onMoreSoldier, satirist, duellist, principal masque-writer to the early Stuart court, tutor to the son of Sir Walter Ralegh, and Shakespeares greatest contemporary, Ben Jonson was a complex and volatile character. Ian Donaldsons biography draws on freshly discovered writings by and about Jonson to provide a depiction of his life.Shortlisted James Tait Black Prizes 2012.