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Webster, John 1580?-1625?

Overview
Works: 711 works in 3,190 publications in 7 languages and 56,226 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Suspense fiction  History  Chronologies  Sources 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Other, Lyricist, Performer, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Dubious author, Composer
Classifications: PR3184, 822.3
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Most widely held works by John Webster
The Duchess of Malfi : sources, themes, characters by John Webster( Book )

448 editions published between 1623 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More widely studied and more frequently performed than ever before, John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi is here presented in an accessible and thoroughly up-to-date edition. Based on the Revels Plays text, the notes have been augmented to cast further light both on Webster's amazing dialogue and on the stage action. An entirely new introduction sets the tragedy in the context of pre-Civil War England and gives a revealing view of its imagery and dramatic action. From its well-documented early performances to the two productions seen in the West End of London in the 1995-96 season, a stage history gives an account of the play in performance. Students, actors, directors and theatre-goers will all find here a reappraisal of Webster's artistry in the greatest age of English theatre, which highlights why it has lived on stage with renewed force in the last decades of the twentieth century
The white devil by John Webster( Book )

279 editions published between 1612 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 unscrupulous characters
Webster and Tourneur by John Webster( Book )

67 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil's law-case by John Webster( Book )

33 editions published between 1623 and 2007 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan drama by Thomas Dekker( Book )

6 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a two-volume work on Elizabethan-era drama, only the first volume is included in this Anthology as it directly relates to Shakespeare and Marlowe. Marlowe's "Edward the Second" is the first piece, followed by four of Shakespeare's greatest works to provide a basis for comparison
John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays by John Webster( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best Elizabethan plays by William Roscoe Thayer( Book )

9 editions published between 1890 and 1901 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains some of the finest plays of the Elizabethan era, including Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Reading Marlowe's work alongside that of his most prominent contemporaries offers a worthwhile opportunity to compare and contrast. The Elizabethan era was a thrilling, fertile period of creative production when plays were one of the most common forms of entertainment. Unfortunately, most of the these plays have been lost, but this volume contains some of the finest examples to have survived. Read Marlowe, then hold his work up to that of other dramatists like Ben Johnson, John Webster and William Shakespeare
The white devil : a novel by Justin Evans( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers John Webster's two great Jacobean tragedies, The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, together with his brilliant tragicomedy, The Devil's Law-Case, and the comedy written with William Rowley, A Cure for a Cuckold. Webster is a radically and creatively experimental dramatist. His tragedies deploy shifting dramatic perspectives which counteract and challenge conventional moral judgements, while the predominantly gentler tone of his comedies and tragicomedies responds inventively to contemporary changes in dramatic taste and fashion. All four plays display the provocative intelligence of a profoundly original playwright. Under the General Editorship of Michael Cordner of the University of York, the texts of the plays have been newly edited and are presented with modernized spelling and punctuation. In addition, there is detailed annotation, a glossary, and a critical introduction which traces Webster's artistic development, defends him against charges of over-indulgence in violence, and explores his sophisticated staging and scenic forms
Complete works by John Webster( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays: The white devil, the Duchess of Malfi [and] The devil's law-case by John Webster( Book )

46 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of John Webster by John Webster( Book )

21 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and Multiple languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected plays of John Webster by John Webster( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous history of Sir Thomas Wyat by Thomas Dekker( Book )

39 editions published between 1607 and 1994 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of John Webster by John Webster( Book )

14 editions published between 1857 and 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westward hoe by Thomas Dekker( Book )

47 editions published between 1607 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apius and Virginia by John Webster( Book )

38 editions published between 1654 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 13494060. (stc) Wing W1215. (stc) Woodward and McManaway 1278. (vid) 99754. (DLPS) A65360.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A65360.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions
Northward hoe by Thomas Dekker( Book )

42 editions published between 1607 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thracian wonder : a comical history as it hath been several times acted with great applause by John Webster( Book )

23 editions published between 1661 and 1964 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First ed. Cf. BM. It is improbable that either Webster or Rowley wrote any of this play, despite the ascription on the t.p. Cf. DNB. Advertisement on p. [60]. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 12295175. (stc) Wing T1078A. (stc) Wise, T.J. Ashley Lib. VII, 203. (vid) 59005. (DLPS) A62477.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A62477.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Rowley, William, 1585?-1642?
Appius and Virginia : acted at the Dukes Theater under the name of The Roman virgin, or, Unjust judge, a tragedy by John Webster( Book )

9 editions published between 1679 and 1983 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous history of Sir Thomas VVyat. : With the coronation of Queen Mary, and the coming in of King Philip. As it was plaied by the Queens Maiesties Seruants. Written by Thomas Dickers, and Iohn Webster by Thomas Dekker( Book )

9 editions published between 1607 and 1612 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probably derived from the two parts of the lost play "Lady Jane", by Dekker, Thomas Heywood, John Webster, Henry Chettle, and Wentworth Smith. Partly in verse. The first word of the title is xylographic. Printer's name from STC. Signatures: A-G4 (-G4). Running title reads: The famous historie of Sir Thomas Wyat. Reproduction of the original in the British Library. (marc) 99841018. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 6537. (stc) Greg, I, 256(a). (vid) 5575. (DLPS) A20096.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A20096.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Wyatt, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1521?-1554 -- Drama. Webster, John, 1580?-1625?. Grey, Jane, -- Lady, -- 1537-1554 -- Drama
 
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Con Uebster

Ioannes Webster

John Webster auteur dramatique, poète

John Webster Brits toneelschrijver (1578-1634)

John Webster drammaturgo britannico

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Webster 1580-1625

Webster, J. 1580?-1625?

Webster, J. (John)

Webster, J. (John), 1580?-1625?

Webster, Johann 1580-1625

Webster, John

Webster, John 1580-1625?

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Уебстер, Джон ap 1580-ap 1625

Уэбстер, Джон

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جان وبستر

جون وبستر، 1580?-1625?

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ウェブスター, ジョン

ジョン・ウェブスター

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The white devilThe devil's law-caseThe white devil : a novelComplete worksThree plays: The white devil, the Duchess of Malfi [and] The devil's law-caseThe selected plays of John WebsterNorthward hoe