Biography, e-texts, an extensive collection of related links.
A picture of Jonson's grave in Westminster Abbey and some biographical information.
Ben Jonson: Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems
Biography and links to writing.
"On My First Sonne"
Analysis and suggestions for responding to the poem.
Renaissance Poetry Jigsaw Lesson
Students work in small groups. Each group learns about one English poet from this era, and then each group teaches the others.
Selected Poetry of Ben Jonson
Links to 20 poems including "On my First Son."
"Song: To Celia"
Audio file and text of the poem.
"To Fool or Knave"
Audio file and text of the couplet.