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The Devil Is an Ass: And Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Devil Is an Ass: And Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Ben Jonson
ISBN 13: 9780199555543
ISBN 10: 199555540
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-10-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 529
List Price: $19.95
 
 

A quintesstential selection of the dramatic work of Ben Jonson, this edition features the plays Poetaster, Sejanus, The Devil is An Ass, and New Inn. Jonson's work is renowned for its wit and biting religions and social commentary these four plays are no exception. The plays featured in this edition have been freshly edited from the earliest printed texts. The introduction focuses on the interaction between poet and state authority, and the need for new productions of these rarely performed classics from our dramatic heritage.