John Webster

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The macabre plays of the Jacobean dramatist John Webster still retain the same raw power to shock audiences today, with his ‘The White Devil’ and ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ being widely recognised as masterpieces of seventeenth century theatre. For the first time in digital publishing, this comprehensive eBook presents Webster’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Webster’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the plays and other texts
* ALL 11 plays, with many rare texts
* Also includes the rare spurious plays, first time in digital print
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original Jacobean texts
* Excellent formatting of the plays
* Easily locate the scenes or acts you want to read with special contents tables
* Includes Webster’s complete poetry and other works – spend hours exploring the author’s works
* Special criticism section, with three essays evaluating Webster’s contribution to Jacobean literature
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
CONTENTS:

The Plays
SIR THOMAS WYATT
WESTWARD HO
NORTHWARD HO
THE WHITE DEVIL
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI
THE DEVIL’S LAW-CASE
ANYTHING FOR A QUIET LIFE
A CURE FOR A CUCKOLD
MONUMENTS OF HONOUR
THE FAIR MAID OF THE INN
APPIUS AND VIRGINIA

The Disputed Plays
THE THRACIAN WONDER
THE WEAKEST GOETH TO THE WALL

The Other Works
TO MY KIND FRIEND, MA. AN. MUNDY
ODE PREFIXED TO STEPEHN HARRISON’S ‘ARCHES OF TRIUMPH’, 1604
INDUCTION AND ADDITIONS TO THE 3RD EDITION OF MARSTONS ‘THE MALCONTENT’, 1604
TO HIS BELOVED FRIEND, MASTER THOMAS HEYWOOD
A MONUMENTAL COLUMN
NEW CHARACTERS
TO HIS INDUSTRIOUS FRIEND, MASTER HENRY COCKERAM
VERSES ACCOMPANYING THE PORTRAIT ENGRAVING OF ‘THE PROGENY OF THE MOST RENOWNED PRINCE JAMES’ c.1633

The Criticism
INTRODUCTION TO JOHN WEBSTER by William Hazlitt
JOHN WEBSTER by Algernon Charles Swinburne
THE THIRD DRAMATIC PERIOD by George Saintsbury

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