Table of contents for Ben Jonson, Volpone, and the Gunpowder Plot / Richard Dutton.


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Introduction; 1. Jonson's life and the Epistle to Volpone; 2. Commendatory verses and 'metempsychosis'; 3. 'Sir Pol': dating, identification and satiric method; 4. Volpone and beast fable; 5. Volpone's Venice; 6. Patronage, plotting, and diabolic possession in the 'main-' and 'bye-plots'; Conclusions and aftermath.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637. -- Volpone.
Gunpowder Plot, 1605.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.