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Ben Jonson
Birth date: June 01, 1572
Died: August 06, 1637
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 6 years ago
This is the second and final volume of Vivat Rex and covers Henry V to the birth of Elizabeth I. There is much to love, from the use of Shakespeare, to the vocal acting. But honesty, I was totally thrilled to hear Diana Rigg as Anne Boleyn and Sian Phillips as Catherine.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 7 years ago
Within the last few years, the BBC (and PBS as a re-show) have been doing The Hollow Crown, the Shakespeare History Plays done from Richard II to RIchard III. The first 3 parts (bascially 3 movies) were shown around the time of the London Olympics and then a year later in the U.S. (Where my lo...
The Butler Did It
The Butler Did It rated it 8 years ago
I only read two plays in this collection so that is all I’m commenting on. They were both great. The two were Volpone and Epicoene and I read them for my British Drama class. Again, as with other classics I’ve read, a good professor can make all the difference in the world when you are reading thing...
MarginMan
MarginMan rated it 8 years ago
The fourth, and final, Dover poetry anthology I am reviewing. As with the others, it is an easily portable, inexpensive book. Includes work by 58 poets. Ten were born before 1600, another six in the 17th century, twelve in the 18th century, and two in the 20th century. So 28 were born in the 19th c...
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I'll review each of these separately as I read them (or get around to it) rather than waiting until I've finished all five and probably re-blog the post each time I add to it. Every Man in his Humour I ended up reading this twice because of inattention early on which led to me losing the plot entire...
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