The White Devil download free [PDF and Ebook] by Revd Prof. John Webster

The White Devil download free [PDF and Ebook] by Revd Prof. John Webster year 2009
  • Book name: The White Devil
  • Author: Revd Prof. John Webster
  • Release date: 2009/10/18
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780713681376
  • Rating: 9.62 of 10
  • Votes: 499
  • Review by: Dorothy Carrasco
  • Review rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'Woman to man is either a god or a wolf' John Webster's first independent play, The White Devil, originally performed in 1612, centres on the beautiful Vittoria Corombona and her lover, Duke Brachiano, whose passionate, adulterous affair unleashes the powerful revenge of their enemies. While clearly guilty of lust and murder, these unsavoury characters become startlingly heroic under pressure, challenging both conventional moral judgments and oppressive social forces. This revised student edition contains a lengthy new Introduction with background on the author, date and sources, theme, critical interpretation and stage history. The Introduction discusses Webster's radical experimentation with tragic modes, his interest in the heroic potential of women, and evaluates the handling of both in recent stage productions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H42M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Plays, Playscripts, Literary Studies: C 1500 To C 1800, Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: Plays & Playwrights
  • Available formats: XPS, DOC, TXT, DOCX, EPUB, DjVu, WORD, PDF. Compressed in TGZ, ARC, RAR, CBR, TAR.BZ, TZO, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.59 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x14mm
  • Weight: 176g
  • Printed by: METHUEN DRAMA
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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