The White Devil A Critical Reader

It is also a notoriously challenging work; this volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to the play, surveying its major themes and critical reception.

The White Devil  A Critical Reader

The White Devil A Critical Reader

The White Devil is one of the most violent and most fascinating plays in English theatrical history. It is also a notoriously challenging work; this volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to the play, surveying its major themes and critical reception. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date history of the play's performance, beginning with its first staging in 1611 staging and ending with the RSC's 2014 revival. Moving through to four new critical essays, it opens up cutting-edge perspectives on the work, and finishes with a practical guide to pedagogical approaches and resources. Detailing web-based and production-related resources, and including an annotated bibliography of critical works, the guide will equip teachers and facilitate students' understanding of this complex play.

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The White Devil: A Critical Reader
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors:
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The White Devil is one of the most violent and most fascinating plays in English theatrical history. It is also a notoriously challenging work; this volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to the play, surveying its major themes and critical reception. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date
Edward II: A Critical Reader
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors:
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Edward II: A Critical Reader gives students, teachers and scholars alike an overview of the play's reception both in the theatre and among artists and critics, from the end of the 16th century to the beginning of the 21st. The volume also offers a series of new perspectives on the
The Changeling: A Critical Reader
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark Hutchings
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume offers an accessible and thought-provoking guide to this major Renaissance tragedy, surveying its key themes and evolving critical responses over the course of nearly four centuries. Providing a uniquely detailed and up-to-date account of the play's rich stage history, it demonstrates how useful Performance Studies is to our
The White Devil
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: John Webster
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-05-15 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

A tragedy in five acts by John Webster, performed and published as The White Divel in 1612. The play is based on actual events that occurred in Italy during the 1580s. The drama follows the love affair between the Duke of Brachiano and Vittoria Corombona, two of the play's many
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Pages: 3140
Authors: Samuel Austin Allibone
Categories: American literature
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