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The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online


What does it cover?

It contains Jonson's complete writings in a dynamic digital format.

  • Presents the entire Jonsonian canon, including plays, court masques
    and entertainments, poems, prose works and letters.
  • The Online Edition presents a fully searchable version of the Print Edition, including all the original introductions, collations, and commentary, but it complements, develops, and vastly extends the Print Edition with a large and flexible array of textual and contextual materials.
  • Provides multiple texts of Jonson's writings in both old-spelling and
    modern spelling.
  • Allows different versions of transcriptions to be viewed together.
  • Provides extensive contextual and critical material, including
    analytical essays, documentary records, music sources, a
    performance archive and an interactive timeline.
  • Comprehensive search capabilities, across works, essays,
    records and reference collections.