Ben Jonson's Walk to Scotland: An Annotated Edition of the by James Loxley,Anna Groundwater,Julie Sanders

By James Loxley,Anna Groundwater,Julie Sanders

on the middle of this publication is a formerly unpublished account of Ben Jonson's celebrated stroll from London to Edinburgh in the summertime of 1618. This designated firsthand narrative offers us with an perception into the place Jonson went, whom he met, and what he did at the means. James Loxley, Anna Groundwater and Julie Sanders current a transparent, readable and entirely annotated variation of the textual content. An creation and a chain of contextual essays shed additional mild on issues together with the proof of provenance and authorship, Jonson's contacts all through Britain, his star prestige, and the relationships among his 'foot voyage' and different recognized trips of the time. The essays additionally light up wider concerns similar to early sleek go back and forth and political and cultural relatives among England and Scotland. it's a useful quantity for students and upper-level scholars of Ben Jonson reports, early glossy literature, seventeenth-century social background, and cultural geography.

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