Databases: The Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson online

The Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson online

" ... Presents Jonson's complete writings for readers of the twenty-first century, in the light of current editorial thinking and recent scholarly interpretation and discovery ... The online edition presents a fully searchable version of the Print Edition, including all the original introductions, collations, and commentary, but it complements, develops, and vastly extends the Print Edition with a large and flexible array of textual and contextual materials ... In addition, the Online Edition includes a comprehensive body of essays and archives necessary for full study of Jonson's life, performance history, and afterlife. In total, the edition contains around 90 old-spelling texts, 550 contextual documents, 80 essays, several hundred high-quality images, and 100 music scores; it lists details of more than 1300 stage performances, and has a cross-linked bibliography of over 7000 items. The Online Edition is designed to allow this wealth of additional content to be accessed independently or used in close interaction with the modern-spelling text ... Further archival materials are still undergoing preparation"--"About" page.