Quotes by Ben Jonson

About Ben Jonson:

Benjamin Jonson is best known for the satirical plays Every Man in His Humour (1598), Volpone, or The Foxe (1605), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy (1614), and for his lyric poetry; he is generally regarded as the second most important English dramatist, after William Shakespeare, during the reign of James I.

Author Bio

  • NameBen Jonson
  • DescriptionEnglish playwright, poet, and literary critic
  • BornJune 21, 1572
  • DiedAugust 6, 1637
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionPlaywright; Poet; Writer