By Tom Lockwood
Tom Lockwood's learn is the 1st exam of Jonson's position within the texts and tradition of the Romantic age. half one of many publication explores theatrical, serious, and editorial responses to Jonson, together with his position within the post-Garrick theatre, severe estimations of his existence and paintings, and the politically charged making and reception of William Gifford's 1816 variation of Jonson's Works. half explores allusive and imitative responses to Jonson's poetry and performs within the writings of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and explores how Jonson serves variously as a version during which to degree the poet laureate, Robert Southey, and Coleridge's eldest son, Hartley. The creation and end find this "Romantic Jonson" opposed to his eighteenth-century and Victorian re-creations. Ben Jonson within the Romantic Age indicates us a diverse, cellular, and contested Jonson and gives a clean standpoint at the Romantic age.
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