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The Duchess of Malfi - John Webster
The Duchess of Malfi
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393900910 (0393900916)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 134
Edition language: English
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Amy Reads Books
Amy Reads Books rated it
5.0 The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster (Revels Student Editions)
The Duchess of Malfi was one of the texts I read for AS English Literature, and I loved it.The plot is slightly crazy; with The Duchess' husband having just died and her brothers the Cardinal and Ferdinand both petitioning her to re-marry a certain type of man. However, the Duchess is in love with A...
N.T. Embe
N.T. Embe rated it
1.0 The Duchess Of Malfi
First thoughts: THANK GOD THIS IS OVER WITH! AUGH.My God. My brain hurts.MY ANGER HURTS.**Also just a forerunner: Everything after this will be going full tilt into spoilers. So if you don't want to see them, skip ahead to where the bold asterisks mark the continuation spot please!**I read this play...
Return to Oz
Return to Oz rated it
It was an interesting story but when you have to read it for class. The love is taken out of it.
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BBC Radio 3: Sunday PlayBroadcast: Sunday 8th November 1992 @ 7:30 p.m.Blurb. The evils of greed and ambition overwhelm love, innocence, and the bonds of kinship in this dark tragedy concerning the secret marriage of a noblewoman and a commoner. John Webster's great Jacobean drama detailing the fien...
Books by the Lake
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0.0 The Duchess of Malfi
I read this in high school, reread it recently, and finally appreciated just why it was truly radical in its day. It scathingly questions convention, morality, and hypocrisy. Clearly, Webster suggests that the title character is the only person in the play who didn't do anything wrong, even though o...
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