Ben Jonson (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Faber & Faber
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780571226795
Omtale Ben Jonson
In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their selection of verses and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their introductions, the selectors offer a passionate and accessible introduction to some of the greatest poets in history. Ben Jonson (1572-1637) was born in London, and became a leading poet, playwright and essayist of the Elizabethan age. In 1598he killed an actor in a duel but escaped hanging by pleading benefit of the clergy, and by 1616 had re-established enough Court favour to be awarded a pension by James I - in effect making him the first Poet Laureate.

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