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Jon·son(jŏn′sən), Benjamin Known as "Ben." 1572-1637.
English dramatist and poet. His plays include Volpone (1606) and Epicene (1609).
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(Biography) Ben. 1572–1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the "comedy of humours", in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also wrote court masques
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Ben, 1573?–1637, English playwright and poet: poet laureate 1619–37.
Jon•so′ni•an (-ˈsoʊ ni ən) adj.
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