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The Alchemist (Jonson) Study Guide & Essays

by Ben Jonson

The Alchemist is one of Ben Jonson's four great comedies. The earliest recorded performance of the play occurred in Oxford in 1610. It was also entered into the Stationers' Register in this year, though it might have been written and performed earlier than this date. Critics talk of the play as…

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Posted By george r #62612 at Aug 13, 2008 9:37 PM

Does anyone out there hate this book?!

I just read the Alchemist and I think it is total garbage.  I felt like it was over-inspirational and ridiculously cheesy.  Why is it popular?!

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