|LC Classifications||PR2613 A1 1601A|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||92|
I found this to be a great and easily portable edition of the folio edition of Every Man in His Humour. It could use more information on Jonson's definition of humours and its impact on early Stuart comedy of humours!/5(10). This edition breaks with the usual practice by presenting the quarto version of Ben Jonson's play, set in Florence, instead of the revised version, set in London. Robert S. Miola presents a meticulously edited and modernised version of the play as originally acted by the Lord Chamberlain's Men (with Shakespeare in the cast) in Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reproduced (original size)--from the British Museum Library copy of the London, ed. Description. Get this from a library! Every man in his humour: a parallel-text edition of the quarto and the folio. [Ben Jonson; J W Lever].
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Every Man in His Humour at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2). This edition breaks with usual practice by presenting the quarto version of Jonson's play, set in Florence, instead of the revised version, set in London. Robert S. Miola presents a meticulously edited and modernized version of the play as originally acted by the Lord Chamberlain's Men (with Shakespeare in the cast) in Humourous Lieutenant," and Jonson, besides "Every Man Out of His Humour," returned to the title in closing the cycle of his comedies in "The Magnetic Lady or Humours Reconciled." With the performance of "Every Man Out of His Humour" in , by Shakespeare's company once more at the Globe, we turn a new page in Jonson's career. Every Man In was re-registered ten days later, on 14 August , by the booksellers Cuthbert Burby and Walter Burre; the first quarto was published in , with Burre's name on the title page. In the Quarto version, the play was set in Florence. The play was next printed in Jonson's folio, with the setting being moved to London.
"Every Man in His Humour" was an immediate success, and with it Jonson's reputation as one of the leading dramatists of his time was established once and for all. This could have been by no means Jonson's earliest comedy, and we have just learned that . Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Overview. Every Man in His Humour is a play by the English playwright Ben Jonson. The play belongs to the subgenre of the "humours comedy," in which each major character is dominated by an over-riding humour or obsession. All the available evidence indicates that the play was performed by the Lord Chamberlain's Men in at the Curtain : Ben Jonson. Every Man In His Humour by Ben Jonson Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the left of it.