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)* 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 genresPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titlesCONTENTS:The PlaysSIR THOMAS WYATTWESTWARD HONORTHWARD HOTHE WHITE DEVILTHE DUCHESS OF MALFITHE DEVIL'S LAW-CASEANYTHING FOR A QUIET LIFEA CURE FOR A CUCKOLDMONUMENTS OF HONOURTHE FAIR MAID OF THE INNAPPIUS AND VIRGINIAThe Disputed PlaysTHE THRACIAN WONDERTHE WEAKEST GOETH TO THE WALLThe Other WorksTO MY KIND FRIEND, MA.
AN. MUNDYODE PREFIXED TO STEPEHN HARRISON'S 'ARCHES OF TRIUMPH', 1604INDUCTION AND ADDITIONS TO THE 3RD EDITION OF MARSTONS 'THE MALCONTENT', 1604TO HIS BELOVED FRIEND, MASTER THOMAS HEYWOODA MONUMENTAL COLUMNNEW CHARACTERSTO HIS INDUSTRIOUS FRIEND, MASTER HENRY COCKERAMVERSES ACCOMPANYING THE PORTRAIT ENGRAVING OF 'THE PROGENY OF THE MOST RENOWNED PRINCE JAMES' c.1633The CriticismINTRODUCTION TO JOHN WEBSTER by William HazlittJOHN WEBSTER by Algernon Charles SwinburneTHE THIRD DRAMATIC PERIOD by George SaintsburyPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles