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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 17 November 2016
  • ISBN : 9781472587411
  • Page : 312 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

The White Devil A Critical Reader Book Summary/Review:

The White Devil is one of the most violent and most fascinating plays in English theatrical history. It is also a notoriously challenging work; this volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to the play, surveying its major themes and critical reception. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date history of the play's performance, beginning with its first staging in 1611 staging and ending with the RSC's 2014 revival. Moving through to four new critical essays, it opens up cutting-edge perspectives on the work, and finishes with a practical guide to pedagogical approaches and resources. Detailing web-based and production-related resources, and including an annotated bibliography of critical works, the guide will equip teachers and facilitate students' understanding of this complex play.

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The White Devil: A Critical Reader

The White Devil: A Critical Reader
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • ISBN : 9781472587411
GET THIS BOOKThe White Devil: A Critical Reader

The White Devil is one of the most violent and most fascinating plays in English theatrical history. It is also a notoriously challenging work; this volume offers a practical, accessible and thought-provoking guide to the play, surveying its major themes and critical reception. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date history of the play's performance, beginning with its first staging in 1611 staging and ending with the RSC's 2014 revival. Moving through to four new critical essays, it opens up cutting-edge perspectives

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  • ISBN : 9781472571397
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