Ben Jonson

The Alchemist


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An outbreak of plague in London forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of …

Volpone, or, The Fox


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Volpone is a comedy by Ben Jonson first produced in 1606, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed an…

The Devil is an Ass


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An inferior devil, Pug, asks Satan to send him to Earth to tempt men to Evil. But when Pug arrives in 1616 London and sets himself at the Sq…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 6: Fancy and Sentiment (Part 1)


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The sixth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 1)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, incl…

Short Poetry Collection 003


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 003: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 2)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, inc…

The Forest


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The Forest is a short collection of Ben Jonson's poetry. This collection of fifteen poems first appeared in the 1616 first folio of his coll…

The Hundred Best English Poems


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This wonderful collection of poems showcases the incredible talent of the some of the greatest poets in the world. These creative masterpiec…

Short Poetry Collection 105


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 083


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This is a collection of poems submitted by LibriVox volunteers for the months of September and October 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 004


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 004: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

To Celia


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of To Celia by Ben Jonson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 6th, 2011.Benjamin Jonso…

Short Poetry Collection 149


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This is a collection of 38 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 081


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of July 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 067


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 067: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 089


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of July 2010.

Every Man Out of His Humour


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Every Man Out of His Humour followed Jonson's play Every Man In His Humour. "This play as a fabric of plot is a very slight affair; but…

Simplex Munditiis


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Simplex Munditiis by Ben Jonson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 26, 2012.Ben…

Short Poetry Collection 062


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 062: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 090


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of August 2010.

Every Man In His Humour


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Knowell, an old man - rumor says Shakespeare originally played this part - tries to spy upon the doings of his potentially wayward son. Mean…

Short Poetry Collection 206


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This is a collection of 80 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2020.

Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love


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"Cynthia's Revels," the second "comical satire," was acted in 1600, and, as a play, is even more lengthy, elaborate, and…

Short Poetry Collection 204


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This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2020.

Christmas Carol Collection 2015


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This year's selection includes traditional favourites and lesser-known Christmas carols in English and French. (Summary by Ruth Golding) Ber…

Short Poetry Collection 186


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This is a collection of 34 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 151


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 123


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 224


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This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2022.

Short Poetry Collection 222


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2021.