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Volpone and Other Plays

VOLPONE; THE ALCHEMIST; BARTHOLOMEW FAIR

Ben Jonson - Author

Michael Jamieson - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9780141441184 | 496 pages | 28 Dec 2004 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Rich and savage comedies from Shakespeare's nearest rival

In this collection of plays, now with a new title, Ben Jonson created in Volpone and The Alchemist hilarious portraits of cupidity and chicanery, while in Bartholomew Fair he portrays his fellow Londoners at their most festive—and most bawdy