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Poetaster

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A comedy by Jonson, performed 1601, printed 1602.

Set in the court of the Emperor Augustus, the main plot concerns the conspiracy of the poetaster Crispinus and his friend...

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Poetaster

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A comedy by Jonson, performed 1601, printed 1602.

Set in the court of the Emperor Augustus, the main plot concerns the conspiracy of the poetaster Crispinus and his friend...

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poetaster

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[poh-ĕt-as-ter]

A writer of verse who does not deserve to be called a poet, despite his or her pretensions; an inferior poet lacking in ability. Trivial or worthless verse may...

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Poetaster

Benjamin Jonson.

Edited by C. H. Herford and Percy Simpson.

in Ben Jonson, Vol. 4: Cynthia's Revels; Poetaster; Sejanus; Eastward Ho

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poetaster

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 96 words.

attar, batter, bespatter, chatter, clatter, flatter, hatter, Kenyatta, latter, matamata, matter, natter, patter, platter, ratter, regatta, satyr, scatter,

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poetaster

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 94 words.

attar, batter, bespatter, chatter, clatter, flatter, hatter, Kenyatta, latter, matamata, matter, natter, patter, platter, ratter, regatta, satyr, scatter,

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Poetaster

Benjamin Jonson.

Edited by G. A. Wilkes.

in The Complete Plays of Ben Jonson, Vol. 2

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Poetaster

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 110 words.

a comedy by Jonson, performed 1601, printed 1602.

Set in the court of the Emperor Augustus, the

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<i>Poetaster</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 126 words.

A comedy by Ben *Jonson, performed 1601, printed 1602. The play, a contribution to the so‐called

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<i>Poetaster</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 154 words.

A comedy by Ben *Jonson, performed by the Children of the Queen's Chapel 1601, printed 1602.

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poetaster

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 35 words.

A writer of verse who does not deserve to be called a poet, despite his or her pretensions; an inferior

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