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John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays.

John Webster

John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays.

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesA Mermaid dramabook, MD3
ContributionsTourneur, Cyril, 1575?-1626., Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893,
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23751339M

Life Edit Overview Edit. Though in some respects Webster came nearest to William Shakespeare of any of his contemporaries, almost nothing has come down to us of his life. Even the dates of his birth and death are uncertain. He appears to have been the son of a London tailor, to have been a freeman of the Merchant Taylor's Company, and clerk of the parish of St. Andrews, Born: London England. Edited and with an Introduction by Frank Kermode A Woman Killed with Kindness by Thomas Heywood Volpone by Ben Jonson The Revengers Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur The Maids Tragedy by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley /5(17).


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An edition of the Plays and Poems of Cyril Tourneur, edited, with Critical Introduction and Notes, by John Churton Collins,’ appeared in (London, 2 volumes.

8vo). The 2 plays were edited along with The White Devil and the Duchess of Malfi of John Webster, and an introduction by John Addington Symonds in (London, 8vo, the Mermaid. In Tourneur's The Revenger's Tragedy, the debauched son of an Italian Duke attempts to rape the virtuous Gloriana - a veiled reference to Elizabeth I.

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Nothing is known about the lives of John Webster and Cyril Tourneur. We are ignorant when they were born and when they died. We possess only meagre hints of what contemporaries thought of them.

One allusion to Tourneur survives, which shows that he was not popular in his lifetime as a dramatist:—. About the Author JOHN WEBSTER, MA, Vet MB, PhD, DVM (Hon), MRCVS, is Emeritus Professor of Animal Husbandry in the School of Veterinary Science at.

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Symmonds, ed. John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: Four Plays (; rpt. New York: Hill and Wang, ), p. 15; William Archer, "Webster, Lamb, and Swin-burne, " New Retnew, 13(): The four plays I've finished have been The Maid's Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton, and The Revenger's Tragedy, which was traditionally attributed to Cyril Tourneur—as it is here—but is now generally accepted to also be by.

In Tourneur's The Revenger's Tragedy, the debauched son of an Italian Duke attempts to rape the virtuous Gloriana - a veiled reference to Elizabeth I. Webster's The White Devil depicts a sinister world of intrigue and murderous infidelity, while The Changeling, perhaps Middleton's supreme achievement, powerfully portrays a woman bringing about Brand: Penguin Books Ltd.

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He wrote many books on Classical subjects, Renaissance Italy and C19th Romantic poets. It's all thoroughly reprehensible, and great fun. You want depth, try John aren't many four-hundred-year-old plays that I laugh aloud at whilst reading, but this is one of them.

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The plays of Jacobean dramatist John Webster are masterpieces of early seventeenth-century English theatre. ‘The White Devil’ depicts a dark, sinister world of duplicity, intrigue and murderous infidelity, while ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ tells the macabre story of a woman who marries beneath herself and sets in motion a terrible cycle of violence/5(10).

The Honest Man's Fortune is a Jacobean era stage play, a tragicomedy written by Nathan Field, John Fletcher, and Philip was apparently the earliest of the works produced by this trio of writers, the others being The Queen of Corinth and The Knight of Malta.

The work of dramatists such as George Chapman, Thomas Heywood, Cyril Tourneur, John Webster, Thomas Middleton and John Ford can profitably be studied as attempts to construct a new moral order in response to the absence or weakening of the religious by: John Webster was born in about in London.

He studied law at the Middle Temple before embarking on a career in the theatre, collaborating on many plays with contemporary dramatists. But it was his two solo-authored tragedies, The White Devil () and The Duchess of Malfi (), which sealed his reputation. John Webster and Cyril Tourneur (Four Plays) [The White Devil, the Duchess of $ Free shippingSeller Rating: % positive.

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The Plays and Poems of Cyril Tourneur (2 volumes; London: Chatto and Windus, ), by Cyril Tourneur, ed. by John Churton Collins.

Volume I: multiple formats at ; Volume II: multiple formats at In Tourneur's The Revenger's Tragedy, the debauched son of an Italian Duke attempts to rape the virtuous Gloriana - a veiled reference to Elizabeth I. Webster's The White Devil depicts a sinister world of intrigue and murderous infidelity, while The Changeling, perhaps Middleton's supreme achievement, powerfully portrays a woman bringing about.

WEBSTER, JOHN (?–?), dramatist, born aboutwas the son of a London tailor. The father may be identical either with John Webster who was admitted to the freedom of the Merchant Taylors' Company on 10 Dec.

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The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley The lyrical, bloodthirsty tragedies and witty urban comedies in this original collection were first performed during the reign of King James I (—25). Cyril Tourneur (c. )* John Ford (c.

)* Footnotes. John Webster (c. ) Webster is in many ways the most Shakespearean of the later tragedians, though in one way he was utterly unlike him--he worked very slowly on his plays, compiling useful sayings from his reading, keeping them in a "commonplace book," and using them. Eliot’s “Four Elizabethan Dramatists,” chiefly a response to William Archer’s known plays written by John Webster.

In John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, Eliot finds Cyril Tourneur, a lesser known Elizabethan, is known for TheFile Size: KB. Thomas Heywood (. - 16 August ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor.

Few facts about Heywood have come down, and these are almost entirely derived from his own writings. He appears to have been born in Lincolnshire, and was a fellow at Cambridge, and an ardent Protestant. His literary activity extends from about toand his production.

This excellent book on the changing societal values of later Renaissance drama discusses plays by William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Cyril Tourneur, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, and .John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays: Webster John Tourner Cyril Bentley Eric Symonds John English middle ages & Shakespeare Appleton Book of Short Plays, The: Nicholson Kenyon Europe and US Hollywood Plays: Nicholson Kenyon Europe and .Playwright, poet, and translator George Chapman was an important figure in the English Renaissance.

His plays, particularly, were adapted for the stage throughout the Restoration, and, though his reputation dipped during most of the 18th century, the 19th saw a marked revival of interest in his works, perhaps best summed up in John Keats’s well-known sonnet “On First .