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The white devil.

John Webster

The white devil.

by John Webster

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited by John Russell Brown.
SeriesThe Revels plays
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3184 .W5 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5792515M
LC Control Number60003421
OCLC/WorldCa356440

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Forker's book offers a good summary of earlier critical responses to The White Devil. Goldberg, Dena, Between Worlds: A Study of the Plays of John Webster, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Goldberg analyzes the political and social issues in The White Devil, considering the play as an "anti-establishment" play. The White Devil gives us a compellingly dangerous and fascinating woman who consents to the murder of her ineffectual husband. Her defence against the charge of adultery transforms a lurid tale of crime into high tragedy. Webster's play is a vivid study of sexual and political intrigue, written in incomparable verse and prose. John Russell Brown's new introduction uses the latest developments.

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