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- DescriptionThe White Devil is one of the great plays of the Jacobean era. In this vibrant Handbook, Stephen Purcell offers an in-depth, performance-focused exploration of John Webster's thrilling, unsettling and darkly comic tragedy. The Handbook includes: * a scene-by-scene commentary on the play as it unfolds on stage * an overview of the play's cultural context * excerpts from historical sources * case studies of four modern productions, featuring interviews with directors * an outline of key critical writings on the play, from the seventeenth century through to today.
- Author BiographySTEPHEN PURCELL Assistant Professor in English at the University of Warwick, UK. His previous publications include Popular Shakespeare (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and he is a professional director and Artistic Director of 'The Pantaloons'.
- Author(s)Stephen Purcell
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication24/04/2012
- SubjectLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleShakespeare Handbooks
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight215 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine11 mm
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