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Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

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Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age by Tom Lockwood
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Tom Lockwood's study is the first examination of Jonson's place in the texts and culture of the Romantic age. Part one of the book explores theatrical, critical, and editorial responses to Jonson, including his place in the post-Garrick theatre, critical estimations of his life and work, and the politically-charged making and reception of William Gifford's 1816 edition of Jonson's Works. Part two explores allusive and imitative responses to Jonson's poetry and plays in the writings of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and explores how Jonson serves variously as a model by which to measure the poet laureate, Robert Southey, and Coleridge's eldest son, Hartley. The introduction and conclusion locate this 'Romantic Jonson' against his eighteenth-century and Victorian re-creations. Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age shows us a varied, mobile, and contested Jonson and offers a fresh perspective on the Romantic age.

Author Biography

Dr Tom Lockwood is a Tom Lockwood is a Lecturer in English at the University of Birmingham. He was the 2003 winner of the Review of English Studies Essay Prize.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2005
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
270
Dimensions
146x224x21
ISBN-13
9780199280780
Product ID
2247232

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