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The comedy of every man in his humour

Ben Jonson

The comedy of every man in his humour

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In : Cumberland"s British Drama. Vol. 9.

Statementby Ben Jonson, as altered by David Garrick ... As performed at the theatres-Royal, Covent-Garden and Drury-Lane ; with the biography of the author; and a critique by R.Cumberland.
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Every Man Out of His Humour followed Jonson's play Every Man In His Humour. "This play as a fabric of plot is a very slight affair; but as a satirical picture of the manners of the time, proceeding by means of vivid caricature, couched in witty and brilliant dialogue and sustained by that righteous indignation which must lie at the heart of all true satire — as a realisation, in short, of. Every Man in His Humour is a drama by the English playwright Ben Jonson. The play belongs to the subgenre of the "humours comedy," in which each major character is dominated by an overriding humour or obsession. This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents.


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Every Man in His Humour is a comedy by the English playwright, Ben Jonson, who is particularly famous for his the play, every major character is defined by an over-riding obsession, known as a humour. Humours were four bodily fluids--black bile, yellow bile, phlegm and blood--which formed the basis of early sytems of medicine.

Ben Jonson’s plays are the quintessential examples of “comedy of humours,” a type of drama in which the characters are identified with one or more of the four humours (blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile).Jonson suggested that a person had a “true” humour as well as an “adopted” humour, an affectation in mannerism, clothing, speech, etc.

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Even the word "humour" seems to have been employed in the Jonsonian sense by Chapman before Jonson's use of it. Every Man in His Humour popularized the “comedy of humours.” Originally a medical term, “humours” were the fluids believed to regulate the body and by extension the human temperament.

About Every Man in His Humour. Like all of Jonson's city comedies, this play - here given in the Folio version, in which Jonson rewrote and set it in England, not Italy - is a kind of dramatised Do-It-Yourself kit on how to bluff one's way in Elizabethan London.

Every man in his humour.: A comedy. By Ben Jonson. As altered by David Garrick, Esq. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-book, by permission of the managers.

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), The Alchemist () and Bartholomew Fair () and for his lyric and epigrammatic. Perhaps the best summary of Jonson’s aims is found in the sequel to Every Man in His Humour, the much less popular Every Man out of his Humour.

In this, Jonson sets out the terms of the comedy genre: “Some one peculiar quality / Doth so possess a man, that it doth draw / All his affects, his spirits, and his powers, / In their confluctions.

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In Jonson’s Every Man in His Humour (acted ), which made this type of play popular, all the words and acts of Kitely are controlled by an overpowering suspicion that his wife is unfaithful; George Downright, a country squire, must be "frank" above all things; the country gull in town determines his every decision by his desire to "catch on" to the manners of the city gallant.

As a “comedy of humours,” characters are dominated by a singular trait, whether jealousy, melancholy, or overall good humour. Full of family bickering, marital squabbles, and some poetry recitations, Every Man in His Humour is an early example of Renaissance city comedy.

Every Man out of His Humour Comic drama in five acts by Jonson, Ben, performed in and published in Although the play was modeled after its successful predecessor, Every Man in His Humor, it was a critical failure that forced Jonson to abandon the public stage for private theater.Buy Every Man in His Humour by Jonson, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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