John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama

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Read Books, 2010 - Drama - 276 pages
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This early work on English Jacobean dramatist John Webster was originally published in 1916 and is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. Rupert Brooke here provides a comprehensive and informative look at his oeuvre that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of any dramatist of historian of the art. Contents Include: Preface; The Theatre, The Origins of Elizabethan Drama; The Elizabethan Drama; John Webster; Some Characteristics of Webster; Appendices; Bibliography. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Acclaimed British poet Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) is perhaps best remembered for his war poetry, in particular his five "War Sonnets,

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