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Author Luckyj, Christina, 1956-
Title Duchess of malfi : a critical guide / edited by Christina Luckyj.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.

Author Luckyj, Christina, 1956-
Series Continuum Renaissance drama
Continuum Renaissance drama.
Subject Webster, John, 1580?-1625? Duchess of Malfi -- Criticism and interpretation.
Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-192) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Introduction; Timeline; Introduction Christina Luckyj; CHAPTER ONE The Critical Backstory David Gunby; CHAPTER TWO The Duchess High and Low: A Performance History of The Duchess of Malfi Roberta Barker; CHAPTER THREE The State of the Art: Critical Approaches 2000-08 Dympna Callaghan; CHAPTER FOUR Staging Secret Interiors: The Duchess of Malfi as Inns of Court and Anticourt Drama Curtis Perry and Melissa Walter; CHAPTER FIVE The Duchess's Marriage in Contemporary Contexts Leah S. Marcus.
CHAPTER SIX 'Can this be certain?': The Duchess of Malfi's Secrets Frances E. DolanCHAPTER SEVEN 'Greek is Turned Turk': Catholic Nostalgia in The Duchess of Malfi Todd Borlik; CHAPTER EIGHT A Survey of Resources Christy Desmet; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary John Webster's classic revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi was first performed in 1613 and published in 1623. This guide offers students an introduction to its critical and performance history, including recent versions on stage and screen. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays presenting new critical positions that offer divergent perspectives on Webster's religio-political allegiances and the politics and gendering of secrecy in the play. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an.
ISBN 9781441115003 (electronic bk.)
1441115005 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 721317139
Additional Format Print version: Luckyi, Christina. Duchess of malfi. [S.l.] : Continuum Intl, 2011 0826441246 (OCoLC)668182846

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