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Ben jonson has 290 books on goodreads with 25286 ratings ben jonson’s most popular book is volpone. Ben jonson - poet - born in 1572, ben jonson is regarded as one of the major dramatists and poets of the seventeenth century. Ben jonson was born in 1572 or 1573, a month or so after his father's death his father was a minister and his stepfather a bricklayer someone financed jonson. Ben jonson: ben jonson, english stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic he is generally regarded as the second most important english dramatist, after william shakespeare, during the reign of james i. Ben jonson’s “song to celia” is known to millions as “drink to me only with thine eyes” jonson was educated at the prestigious westminster school in london.
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Ben jonson, renaissance dramatist, playwright, and poet, competitor to william shakespeare writer of masques, plays, poetry, and. Ben johnson is one of the greatest sprinters in history he was at one time record holder for the fastest 100m dash and a former olympic gold medalist. Ben jonson is credited as renaissance dramatist and poet , actor, works: volpone, the alchemist and bartholomew fair ben jonson was an english playwright and poet best known for his satiric comedies (types of comedies that poke fun at human weaknesses.
Ben jonson playwright ben jonson (1572–1637) was a major force in elizabethan and jacobean theater, second only to william shakespeare himself.