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Webster and Ford

Author: Rowland Wymer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Series: English dramatists (St. Martin's Press)
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The reputation of Webster and Ford is based on a handful of tragedies remarkable for their extreme situations and emotional intensity. Successful productions since 1945 have helped to vindicate the enthusiastic judgements of nineteenth-century Romantic critics and demonstrated that these plays retain their capacity to disturb audiences, arousing strong responses of both horror and pity. Rowland Wymer outlines the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wymer, Rowland.
Webster and Ford.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995
(OCoLC)745957979
Named Person: John Webster; John Ford; John Ford; John (Schriftsteller) Ford; John (Schriftsteller) Webster; John Ford; John Webster
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowland Wymer
ISBN: 0312124554 9780312124557 0333567374 9780333567371 0333567382 9780333567388
OCLC Number: 30970419
Description: ix, 174 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Revivals, Reputations and the Question of Value --
2. Webster and Jacobean Theatre --
3. The White Devil --
4. The Duchess of Malfi --
5. The Devil's Law-Case --
6. Ford and Caroline Theatre --
7. The Broken Heart --
8. 'Tis Pity She's a Whore --
9. Perkin Warbeck
Series Title: English dramatists (St. Martin's Press)
Responsibility: Rowland Wymer.

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Outlines the careers of both dramatists and illuminates the Jacobean and Caroline theatrical contexts. The author analyzes six plays, emphasizing their emotional power and theatrical effectiveness.  Read more...

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