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Ben Jonson


Suggestions for Further Reading

Baum, Helen Watts. The Satiric and the Didactic in Ben Jonson's Comedy. Richmond: University of North Carolina Press, 1947.

Brunning, Alizon. "Jonson's Romish Foxe: Anti-Catholic Discourse in Volpone." Early Modern Literary Studies 6.2 (September, 2000): 4.1–32.

Fizdale, Tay. "Jonson's Volpone and the 'Real' Antinous." Renaissance Quarterly. 26 (4) 1973, 454–459.

Harp, Richard and Stewart, Stanley, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 2000.

Knapp, Peggy. "Ben Jonson and the Publicke Riot." ELH. 46 (4) 1979, 577–594.

Redwine, James D. Jr. "Beyond Psychology: The Moral Basis of Jonson's Theory of Humour Characterization." ELH. 28 (4) 1961, 316–334.

Riggs, David. Ben Jonson. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1989.

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by zwibble-dibble, December 10, 2013

In the final paragraph, when discussing the second court scene, it says

"Mosca pretends to faint and claims to the Senate that he does not know where he is"

However, it is Voltore who does this, not Mosca.


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by elh377, March 17, 2015

In the summary of Act 4 Scene 4, it says *Bonario* expresses concern to Mosca. It was actually CORVINO who expressed concern to Mosca.