Volpone (Annotated)

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Independently Published, 7. 10. 2020 - Počet stran: 270
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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-This book contains a historical context, where past events or the study and narration of these events are examined. The historical context refers to the circumstances and incidents surrounding an event. This context is formed by everything that, in some way, influences the event when it happens. A fact is always tied to its time: that is, to its characteristics. Therefore, when analyzing events that took place tens, hundreds or thousands of years ago, it is essential to know the historical context to understand them. Otherwise, we would be analyzing and judging what happened in a totally different era with a current perspective.Benjamin Jonson (Westminster, c. June 11, 1572-London, August 6, 1637) was an English Renaissance playwright, poet, and actor. His best known works are Volpone in addition to his lyrical poems. Johnson read a lot and had an apparently insatiable appetite for controversy. It had such an influence on the playwrights and poets of the Jacobina and Carolina times that there is no possible parallel.Although he was born in Westminster, London, Johnson claimed that his family came from the Scottish border, which seems to be supported by the fact that his coat of arms contains three spindles or diamonds, something he shares with that of another family on the border,

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This was my first Ben Jonson play. Admittingly, I did not think I was going to enjoy it. I am typically not the comedic type-- or so I thought. Yet, Jonson charms with his blank verse and the play ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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Riotous farce about money and greed. Ben Jonson is no Shakespeare, but he has quite a talent. Přečíst celou recenzi

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