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12 October 2010

176 Pages

ISBN: 9780748634651

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John Webster, Renaissance Dramatist

David Coleman

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Renaissance Dramatists EUP

  • The most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to Webster's dramatic oeuvre
  • Individual chapters on The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi and The Devil's Law-Case place each major play in their historical, cultural and critical contexts
  • Examines the performance history of the plays, from the original stage performances to twenty-first century cinematic interpretations
  • The only introductory guide to Webster to take account of the most pioneering recent scholarship