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The Alchemist by Ben Jonson


The Alchemist by Ben Jonson

Originally published in 1928, this book presents the text of The Alchemist by Ben Jonson. An editorial introduction is included, along with extensive notes. Spelling and punctuation are occasionally modernised and a few passages are omitted, but aside from this the text of William Gifford's 1816 edition is followed. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English theatre and early modern literature.

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Publication date

28th July 2016


Ben Jonson

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Cambridge University Press


150 pages


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