Jonson is represented by a wide selection from the Epigrams, includingthe mock epic "On the Famous Voyage"; The Forest , complete; extensiveselections from Underwood , including such well-known pieces as "ACelebration of Charis" and the Cary-Morison ode, together with the"Epithalamion" on the Weston-Stuart nuptials and "An Execration UponVulcan"; and more. Also included is a copious selection from the works of Richard Corbett,Robert Herrick (eighty-two poems from Hesperides and fifteen from HisNoble Numbers ), Thomas Carew, James Shirley, Mildmay Fane, ThomasRandolph, Edmund Waller, William Harbington, Sir John Suckling, SidneyGodolphin, William Cartwright, James Graham (Marquis of Montrose), SirJohn Denham, Richard Lovelace, Abraham Cowley, Henry Vaughan, andThomas Stanley. The spelling and punctuation of the poems have been made consistentwith modern practice. These and other alterations are discussed in theTextual Notes. Footnotes serve primarily to gloss unfamiliar terms, toclarify syntax, and to explain allusions to mythological and historicalfigures and episodes. Among the critics represented are Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, EdmundBolton, James Howell, Thomas Fuller, Edward Hyde, Samuel Butler, JohnDryden, Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt, Algernon Charles Swinburne,Patrick Cruttwell, Joseph Summers, Earl Miner, Geoffrey Walton, G. A.E. Parfitt, L. A. Beaurline, Stephen Orgel, Ronald Berman, Bruce King,Hugh Richmond, Earl Wasserman, D. C. Allen, T. S. Eliot, and HughMaclean.Jonson, Ben is the author of 'Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets; Authoritative Texts, Criticism', published 1975 under ISBN 9780393093087 and ISBN 0393093085.