Webster: The White Devil, Paperback / softback Book

Webster: The White Devil Paperback / softback

Part of the Shakespeare Handbooks series

Description

The White Devil is one of the great plays of the Jacobean era.

In this vibrant Handbook, Stephen Purcell offers an in-depth, performance-focused exploration of John Webster's thrilling, unsettling and darkly comic tragedy.

The Handbook includes:* a scene-by-scene commentary on the play as it unfolds on stage * an overview of the play's cultural context* excerpts from historical sources* case studies of four modern productions, featuring interviews with directors* an outline of key critical writings on the play, from the seventeenth century through to today.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 184 pages, 184 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780230279766

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