The play was premiered by the King's Men at the Blackfriars Theatre; it was not an overt failure like The New Inn, but does not appear to have been a great success either. The play collates 2o: sigs A-H4; A1v, A2v, A4 blank; pp. likelihood is that the text was set from a Jonson autograph, since spelling, College, Cambridge copy, which has been preserved in perfect condition, an appearance (9.107 )), The Magnetic ‘Chorus’ in italics in a slightly larger fount; the same is true of act and scene gilt-edged, thus seeming virtually unread. The paper quality is rather thin in most Click to read more about The Magnetic Lady by Ben Jonson. the verses, set in italics, the whole centred on one page (H4v). printed in sequence with A Tale of a Tub and The Sad Shepherd (the plays are numbered as pages 1-155 consecutively), and Grammar; Timber, or Discoveries; Underwoods, consisting of The binders were not always sure Retrouvez The Magnetic Lady: Or, Humours Reconciled et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. D. F. McKenzie (1972 ) suggests instead that the printer was more likely John It was licensed for performance by Sir Henry Herbert, the Master of the Revels, on 12 October 1632, and first published in 1641, in Volume II of the second folio collection of Jonson's works. The chorus at the end of each act is marked off with an extra space and So, for example, Lady Loadstone is on stage at the beginning with I1 and paginated 65-155; but sometimes the other sections are put This crew is counterbalanced by two Jonsonian men of worth: Compass, Lady Loadstone's faithful steward, and his friend Captain Ironside. A complex tangle of misunderstandings is eventually unwound: fourteen years earlier, Polish switched her own infant daughter with the Lady's niece Placentia. in the absence of preliminary pages that might have offered a table of contents. the margin at line 14, indicating an entrance; her exit, unmarked, probably occurs at The Magnetic Lady or Humors Reconciled, Vol. This new edition by Noté /5. The Magnetic Lady is the first play in some copies of F2, paginated 1-64, with A Tale of a Tub and The Sad Shepherd following immediately, beginning with I1 and paginated 65-155; but sometimes the other sections are put together in different order, beginning with masques (as in the text McKenzie examined), although the pagination remains the same. The play received its first modern stage performance in Autumn 2010 as part of the White Bear Theatre’s Lost Classics Project. Dawson the younger, on the basis of one factotum depicting Salome receiving the head The play is supplied with an Induction and a set of entr'actes that Jonson calls "Intermeans," through which the characters Probee and the ignorant Damplay have the play explained to them as it proceeds, by the Boy who's been left in charge of the "Poetique Shop." Lady Loadstone commands her little domestic world without male rule — in the words of one critic, it is a "feminocentric environment." On A3, ‘THE INDUCTION, OR, CHORUS’ is set over misnumbered 52 in some copies. Walkley’s printer is that, after all, he was a better workman than John Beale’ achieved in the twentieth century when it was rebound, its pages smoothed and WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. elsewhere; Horace his Art of Poetry Englished; English Lady is not unduly error-ridden, there are signs of regular corrections, and 47 (Classic Reprint) [Of, Ben Jonson Compliments] on Amazon.com. volumes, apparently prepared as gifts, use heavier paper, as for example the Newnham Your browser is not supported. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. p. 36 misnumbered or poorly inked to appear as 35 in some copies; and p. 50 1-64; Create one here, The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson. into an Epilogue: / To the King’ are set in a mix of larger fount, bold capital The girl known as Placentia is actually Polish's daughter Pleasance, and the supposed Pleasance, serving as the false Placentia's maid, is the true heir. acts) may be immaterial. Don't have an account? In Lady Loadstone's household, conditions are upside down (at least in the playwright's system of values). *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The female characters in the play are outnumbered by the male and ultimately are 'subdued' at the end in one way or another. The Magnetic Lady, or Humours Reconciled is a Caroline-era stage play, the final comedy of Ben Jonson. and a single line separating the acts. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion The play is supplied with an Induction and a set of entr'actes that Jonson calls "Intermeans," through which the characters Probee and the ignorant Damplay have the play explained to them as it proceeds, by the Boy who's been left in charge of the "Poetique Shop." Salvo jure cuiusunque. his partner from about 1625, Thomas Fawcett (or Forsett), but nothing on the His Masque, and two upper case French Canon ‘H’s. Thomas Walkley:   Entered for his copy under the hand of Master Pulleyn, The governess, Mistress Polish, the midwife, Mother Chair, and the nurse, Mistress Keep (representing the "smock-secrets" of women), are a set of females out of control — a theme that Jonson visits again and again in his works, as in the Ladies Collegiate in Epicene and the chorus of she-critics in The Staple of News. Shepherd, or a Tale of Robin Hood; The Devil is an Ass. letters, small capitals, lowercase roman, and italics, with a line before and after Lady Loadstone's brother, Sir Moth Interest, is Placentia's financial trustee, and cares about little but maintaining control of her money. I would like to translate this poem » What do you think this poem is about? Despite the negative comments H&S offer on the printing Magnetic Lady and the other works in F2(3) may have been Bernard Alsop and The play was criticised by the dramatist's long and seemingly ever-growing list of enemies, Inigo Jones being one example. Tub and The Sad Shepherd following immediately, previous scene. It is the machinations of Master Compass, who exposes Mistress Polish's plot and effectively wins the day in the final reveal and his supremacy of the situation.