Fred Inglis (essay date 1969)
SOURCE: "Jonson the Master: Stones Well Squared," in The Elizabethan Poets: The Making of English Poetry from Wyatt to Ben Jonson, Evans Brothers Ltd., 1969, pp. 127-56.
[In the following essay, Inglis investigates Jonson's love, religious, and social poetry in relation to the facts of the poet's life.]
Given the eminence I ascribe to Jonson, it seems right that this [essay] should open with a brief biography. But the decision is not only a critical one; Jonson occupies a position of unusual historical importance,...
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