Martin Butler is professor of English Renaissance Drama at the University of Leeds. His books include "The Stuart Court Masque and Political Culture" and "Theatre and Crisis 1632-1642." Along with Ian Donaldson and David Bevington, he is general editor of the "Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson." Jane Rickard is associate professor of 17th-century English Literature at the University of Leeds. She is the author of "Writing the Monarch in Jacobean England: Jonson, Donne, Shakespeare and the Works of King James" and "Authorship and Authority: The Writings of James VI and I."

Ben Jonson’s Works at 400

The conference “Ben Jonson: 1616-2016” takes place at The Huntington on Sept. 16 and 17 in Rothenberg Hall. We asked the conference’s conveners—Martin Butler, professor of English Renaissance Drama at the University of Leeds, and Jane Rickard, associate professor of 17th-century English Literature at the University of Leeds—to share their … Continue reading