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  • The Ultimate Christmas Collection: 150+ authors & 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

    by Louisa May Alcott, James Allen, Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum, William Blake, Anne Brontë, Willa Cather, Anton Chekhov, G. K. Chesterton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, F. Marion Crawford, Emily Dickinson, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry Van Dyke, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nikolai Gogol, The Brothers Grimm, Kenneth Grahame, Thomas Hardy, Frances Ridley Havergal, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Felicia Hemans, O. Henry, Oliver Herford, E. T. A. Hoffmann, William Dean Howells, Ben Jonson, Washington Irving, John Keble, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Selma Lagerlöf, Winifred Kirkland, Andrew Lang, Stephen Leacock, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, H. P. Lovecraft, George MacDonald, Charles Mackay, William Topaz McGonagall, Alice Duer Miller, Emily Huntington Miller, Olive Thorne Miller, John Milton, S. Weir Mitchell, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Clement C. Moore, William Morris, Mary Noailles Murfree, John Mason Neale, Thomas Nelson Page, Elia W. Peattie, Marjorie Pickthall, Beatrix Potter, Katharine Pyle, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Mary Darby Robinson, Christina Rossetti, Damon Runyon, Saki, Walter Scott, Edmund Hamilton Sears, William Shakespeare, Nora Archibald Smith, Robert Southwell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Algernon Charles Swinburne, John Addington Symonds, John Banister Tabb, Booth Tarkington, Nahum Tate, Sara Teasdale, Lord Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Edward Thring, Henry Timrod, Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Tusser, Mark Twain, Katharine Tynan, Henry Vaughan, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Lucy Wheelock, John G. Whittier, Kate Douglas Wiggin, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Oscar Wilde, John Strange Winter, George Wither, William Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats, Jane Austen, Lewis Carroll, George Orwell, Agatha Christie, F. Scott Fitzgerald, H.P. Lovecraft, Virginia Woolf, Edgar Allan Poe ...
    If you were looking for the definitive Christmas anthology, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! This book is everything you want Christmas to be — loving, warm and celebratory. Timeless and adorable, beautifully designed, "The Big Book of Christmas" is a great big stocky book — stuffed with novels, novellas, short stories, poems, carols and songs. Inside you'll find: · Novels, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Case is Altered

    by Ben Jonson ...
    An early play By Ben Johnson, an English dramatist and contemporary of Shakespeare. There is some doubt as to whether Johnson wrote all of it, or whether he had a collaborator, but the play is considered important because it represents an early attempt by Johnson at comedy. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Poetaster

    by Ben Jonson ...
    Poetaster is a celebrated satirical comedy written by Ben Jonson that formed an important element in the infamous War of the Theatres of 1599–1601. Set in the court of Emperor Augustus, the central plot revolves around the conspiracy of the poetaster Crispinus and his friend Demetrius, and Pantilius Tucca, to slander Horace, who represented Jonson. The trial is then taken before Augustus, with ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Alchemist

    by Ben Jonson ...
    The Alchemist by Ben Jonson is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge believed that it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature.The play's clever fulfilment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Alchemist (Unabridged)

    by Ben Jonson ...
    Narrated by AI Marcus ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 29 min

    Please note: This audiobook has been created using AI voice. First performed in 1610, The Alchemist is one of Ben Jonson’s greatest comedies. Written for the King’s Men—the acting company to which Shakespeare belonged—it was first performed in Oxford because the playhouses in London were closed due to the plague. It was an immediate success and has remained a popular staple ever since. The play ... Read more

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  • The Alchemist

    by Ben Jonson ...
    The comedy “The Alchemist” is written by a playwright, Ben Jonson. This play was first staged in 1610 in king’s men theatre. "TheAlchemist" is generally considered as one of the most characteristic and best comedy and satire on the vices of the society.The play cleverly fulfils the classical unities and clearly depicts the vices of the society. Due to its rebellion against false religious ... Read more

    $0.45 USD

  • Cynthia's Revels, or, The Fountain of Self-Love

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love is a late Elizabethan stage play, a satire written by Ben Jonson. The play was one element in the Poetomachia or War of the Theatres between Jonson and rival playwrights John Marston and Thomas Dekker. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Poetaster

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    The term poetaster, meaning an inferior poet with pretensions to artistic value, had been coined by Erasmus in 1521. It was used by Jonson in 1600 and then popularised with this play a year later. Poetaster is a late Elizabethan satirical comedy written by Ben Jonson that was first performed in 1601. The play formed one element in the back-and-forth exchange between Jonson and his rivals John ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Volpone, or, The Fox

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    Volpone, Italian for "sly fox") is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605–1606, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean era comedies. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Alchemist

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge believed that it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature. The play's clever fulfilment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    Excerpt: "In this little book we have some of the best thoughts of one of the most vigorous minds that ever added to the strength of English literature. The songs added are a part of what Ben Jonson called his “Underwoods." ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Bartholomew Fair, A Comedy

    by Ben Jonson ...
    series Classics To Go
    Jonson's play uses this fair as the setting for an unusually detailed and diverse panorama of early seventeenth-century London life. The one day of fair life represented in the play allows Jonson ample opportunity to not just conduct his plot, but also to depict the vivid life of the fair, from pickpockets and bullies to justices and slumming gallants. Jonson also uses the characters that he ... Read more

    $1.99 USD