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Deception in the John Webster plays

William E. Mahaney

Deception in the John Webster plays

An analytical study

by William E. Mahaney

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Published by Inst. f. Engl. Sprache u. Literatur, Univ. Salzburg in Salzburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Webster, John, 1580?-1625? -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Deception in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] William E. Mahaney.
    SeriesJacobean drama studies ;, 9, Salzburg studies in English literature, Salzburg studies in English literature., 9.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3187 .M34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4601797M
    LC Control Number77364794

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[William E Mahaney]. The White Devil is a revenge tragedy by English playwright John Webster (c–c). According to Webster’s own preface to the Quarto Edition, “To the Reader”, the play’s first performance in that year was a notorious failure; he complained that the play was acted in the dead of winter before an unreceptive audience/5(12).

Deceptions book. Read 87 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the husband-and-wife writing team of Judith Michael comes this potboiler which plays on one of the oldest fantasies in the book: What if you not only had a twin, but decided one day to trade places just for a little while.

One day, the sisters agree 4/5. John Webster (c c) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil () and The Duchess of Malfi (), which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage.

He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare/5. Still one of the best known plays by John Webster there is actually some basis in fact for the script which was partly inspired by real events from the previous century in Italy. Webster used this to create something which is a masterpiece of Jacobean revenge tragedies/5().

John Webster (c – c) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil () and The Duchess of Malfi (), which Deception in the John Webster plays book often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare.

Librarian’s note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name/5. John Webster has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Webster’s most popular book is The Duchess of Malfi. John Webster (c. – c. ) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage.

His life and career overlapped William Shakespeare': c.London, England. W. Travis McMaken has gathered more than two dozen links to online tributes at his blog. See further, e.g., “Editorial Announcement” and Ivor J. Davidson, “In Memoriam: John Webster (–),” International Journal of Systematic Theology 18 ():–, as well as Michael Allen, “Toward Theological Theology: Tracing the Methodological Principles of John Webster.

A Jacobean revenge tragedy written by English dramatist John Webster in – It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then later to a larger audience at The Globe, in.

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/5.

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.

John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi Introduction. This course, on the first two acts of John Webster’s Renaissance tragedy The Duchess of Malfi, focuses on the representation of the theme of love and marriage in the Malfi court, and the social conflicts to which it gives course guides you through the first part of the play and will help you to develop your skills of textual analysis.

The White Devil does not offer the dramatic impact of a Shakespearean tragedy, nor the tight focus characteristic of most Elizabethan revenge plays. This play's fascination is the continuous intrigue and deception, the plots and counterplots, and the complex motivations of Webster's dark characters.

Four stars to The White Devil/5(31). There was a John Webster admitted to the Middle Temple on August 1, If this Webster and the dramatist were one and the same, it would explain the many legal allusions in his plays and the inclusion of trial scenes in The White Devil, The Devil's Law Case, and Appius and Virginia.

There are some poisonings, stabbings, and stranglings, especially in the final act, but what makes Webster's play truly memorable is the continuous intrigue, deceit, and betrayals.

The White Devil has elements of a revenge play, but the motivations of the characters are more varied and complex. In her introduction to the New Mermaids edition, Christina Luckyj illustrates how Webster adapted to the /5(31).

Holy Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch - Ebook written by John Webster. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Holy Scripture: A Dogmatic Sketch. The Duchess of Malfi (originally published as The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy) is a Jacobean revenge tragedy written by English dramatist John Webster in – It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then later to a larger audience at The Globe, in – Published inthe play is loosely based on events that occurred between and Place premiered: Blackfriars Theatre, London.

John Webster’s “The Duchess of Malfi” is a macabre and tragic play written between and Misuse of power, revenge, deception, cruelty, and corruption are among the many themes that run throughout this work.

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI By John Webster An audiobook read by LibriVox Volunteers Genre: Plays, Drama, Tragedy John Webster (c c) was an .John Webster, (born c.London, Eng.—died c. ), English dramatist whose The White Devil (c.

–c. ) and The Duchess of Malfi (c. /13, published ) are generally regarded as the paramount 17th-century English tragedies apart from those of Shakespeare.

Little is known of Webster’s life. His preface to Monuments of Honor, his Lord Mayor’s Show forsays he was Written: The White Devil (full original title: The White Divel; or, The Tragedy of Paulo Giordano Ursini, Duke of The Life and Death of Vittoria Corombona the famous Venetian Curtizan) is a tragedy by English playwright John Webster (c.

– c. ). According to Webster's own preface to the Quarto Edition, "To the Reader", the play's first performance in that year was a Place premiered: Red Bull Theatre, Clerkenwell.