Nick Hern Books, 1997 - 140 էջ
Bartholomew Fairis the climactic play of Ben Jonson's great comic period. Using the fair as a symbolic representation of religious, social, and political conflicts in Jacobean England, Jonson satirizes Puritans, fortune hunters, country bumpkins, and inept representatives of the justice system, along with sharpsters and con men who inhabit the fair. This edition is the first to use the findings of feminist scholarship in examining the play's concern with forced marriage, pregnancy, sexual commerce, and widowhood.
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LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - DanielSTJ - LibraryThing
The other Jonson play that is popular. I found it to be not as strong as Jonson's other main play and that it was a bit dated. Read full review