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The devil is an ass.

Royal Shakespeare Company.

The devil is an ass.

by Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Published by Royal Shakespeare Company in [Stratford-upon-Avon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637.

  • Edition Notes

    Programme of the Royal Shakespeare Company"s 1995 production at the Swan Theatre, directed by Matthew Warchus.

    ContributionsWarchus, Matthew., Swan Theatre.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17546932M

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The Devil Is an Ass is a Jacobean comedy by Ben Jonson, first performed in and first published in The Devil Is an Ass followed Bartholomew Fair (), one of the author's greatest works, and marks the start of the final phase of his dramatic career/5(3). The Devil is an Ass is no exception.

Several subplots involving deceit and trickery are successfully interwoven, creating an enjoyable comedy. Nick Hern Books (London) publishes an extensive set of plays for students, actors, and theatregoers in their Drama Classics series/5(4). The Devil is an Ass is a satirical version of the Faust legend, as dramatised by Marlowe.

A minor demon named Pug begs time off from his work in hell to go to Earth and cause mischief. The problem is that he is not very bright nor imaginative, and he finds that society is already far more sinful and wicked than anything he can conceive of/5.

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/5. Book Overview This edition of "The Devil is an Ass" () aims to provide an insight into Jonson's life and work, the theatrical qualities of the play, its 4/5(1). Ben Jonson's comedy The Devil is an Ass was first performed by the King's Men in This edition of The Devil is an Ass in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series is edited by Peter Happé, and.

An inferior devil, Pug, asks Satan to send him to Earth to tempt men to Evil. But when Pug arrives in London and sets himself at the Squire Fabian Fitzdottrel, he finds Fabian currently beset by con men, cheats, connivers, thieves, villains, and seductresses - a delightful mix of cunning criminality in a world that already has far more.

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Ben Jonson’s comedy The Devil is an Ass was first performed by the King’s Men in This edition of The Devil is an Ass in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series is edited by Peter Happé, and introduced by Simon Trussler. Additional information.

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A cursory glance through The Devil Is An Ass 1 will leave the impression that it is something of a repeat performance for Jonson. One’s memory is continually being jogged by echoes of scenes, situations, climactic revelations, characters, even phrases that recall past : Richard Allen Cave.

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Abstract. The Devil is an Ass () is partially a summary of Jonsonian dramatic innovation to date and for that reason links with many past plays are evident: Volpone, Epicoene, The Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair are perhaps the most obvious points of reference.

Jonson is providing this summation not as a farewell to theatre but rather as a statement of his theatrical present: ‘such a Author: Julie Sanders. The Devil Is An Ass is essentially a story about justice. In fact the programme explains, “It is a city comedy, set very definitely in London, peopled by recognisable types who are driven by everyday motives of greed and jealousy”.The Devil is an Ass by Ben Jonson.

Publisher: H. Holt ISBN/ASIN: BOYT6 Number of pages: Description: Jonson's work is renowned for its wit and biting religions and social commentary.

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