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Three Plays By John Webster

Three Plays
by John Webster

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Includes the plays "The White Devil", "The Duchess of Malfi", and "The Devil's Law-Case".
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Three Plays Summary


Three Plays by John Webster

The plays of Jacobean dramatist John Webster are masterpieces of early seventeenth-century English theatre. `The White Devil' depicts a dark, sinister world of duplicity, intrigue and murderous infidelity, while `The Duchess of Malfi' tells the macabre story of a woman who marries beneath herself and sets in motion a terrible cycle of violence. Unlike these revenge tragedies, `The Devil's Law-Case' asserts social order in a plot filled with twists of fate. Written at a time when the court of King James was rife with instability and corruption, Webster's disturbing plays reflect this abuse of power and are known for their horrific vision of humanity - yet they are also some of the most rich, sophisticated dramas ever composed.

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GOR002663239
Three Plays by John Webster
John Webster
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1975-07-31
464
0140430814
9780140430813
N/A
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