Epigrams; And, the Forest

Epigrams And the Forest In his epigrams elegies and occasional poems here collected Ben Johnson displays his directness of expression rare in English verse In recent times his work has been revived by poets and readers w

  • Title: Epigrams; And, the Forest
  • Author: Ben Jonson
  • ISBN: 9780856353857
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • In his epigrams, elegies, and occasional poems here collected, Ben Johnson displays his directness of expression rare in English verse In recent times, his work has been revived by poets and readers who find in it a clarity which sets it apart from his fashionable contemporaries as his work is a model for a style at once polished and urbane.

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    1. Jonson's poetry--at various times grand, personable, and personal; with the feeling of later centuries and a technical dexterity worthy of his greatest contemporaries--is vastly under-appreciated today.

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