Cynthia's Revels

Or, The Fountain of Self-Love
by Ben Jonson

Publisher: The Floating Press

Publication Date: March 29, 2017

ISBN: 9781776677337

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This satirical drama from one of the only playwrights regarded as a contemporary equal of Shakespeare may have originally been performed in the early 1600s, but it feels remarkably fresh centuries later. Beginning with a prologue which devolves into a slapstick comedy that presages postmodern irony, the play recounts a solemn religious observance that is much more than it appears to be.