Webster: The White Devil Paperback
Part of the Shakespeare Handbooks series
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 184 pages, 184 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 24/04/2012
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9780230279766
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