“In a flash, everything came crashing down on me at once,” Jonson says.
Every chapter is headed with a brief quote from a Jacobean revenge tragedy by the likes of Webster, Kyd, or Jonson.
Forgive the shadowy monetary pun, but do you think the play is, in fact, derivative of Jonson—especially Volpone?
“We started doing this because we want to save lives,” Jonson says.
Former devotees, including Jonson, describe a mental conditioning.
It is only in this degradation of sordid misery that he is shown to us in the Alchemist of Jonson.
Jonson figures personally in the ‘Poetaster’ under the name of Horace.
I am reluctant to think that Jonson was the falsest and meanest of snobs.
This was not more than seventy-five or eighty years after Jonson's death.
In this point Mr. Symonds seems to us unjust towards Jonson.