The Duchess of Malfi / Edition 2

The Duchess of Malfi / Edition 2

by Steven Croft
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198325746

ISBN-13: 9780198325741

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Each book in this established series contains the full and complete text, and is designed to motivate and encourage students who may be writing on these challenging writers for the first time. It contains useful notes to add depth and knowledge to students' understanding, comments to explain literacy and historical allusions, tasks to help students explore themes…  See more details below

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Each book in this established series contains the full and complete text, and is designed to motivate and encourage students who may be writing on these challenging writers for the first time. It contains useful notes to add depth and knowledge to students' understanding, comments to explain literacy and historical allusions, tasks to help students explore themes and issues, and suggestions for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198325741
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
Oxford Student Texts Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledements     v
Foreword     vi
John Webster in Context     1
The life of John Webster     1
Webster's society     2
Webster's theatre     4
The Duchess of Malfi     11
Notes     133
Interpretations     155
Webster's sources     155
Webster's worldview     156
Characterization     159
Structure, language and effects     170
Literary interpretations     186
Theatrical interpretations     211
Critical views     218
Essay Questions     222
Chronology     225
Further Reading     227
Glossary     229
Appendix     234

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