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Jonson, Ben

Pronunciation: /ˈjänsən/
(1572–1637), British playwright and poet; full name Benjamin Jonson. With his play Every Man in His Humour (1598), he established his “comedy of humors,” whereby each character is dominated by a particular obsession. Other notable works: Volpone (1606) and Bartholomew Fair (1614).

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Syllabification: Jon·son, Ben

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