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York Notes on John We.One of the most haunting tragedies written in the Jacobean period, The Duchess of Malfi (1614) adapts the true story of a noble Italian widow who secretly marries her steward and has children with him. Her two brothers, enraged by this act of female self-determination, begin to spy on the happy family, entrap them and subject their sister to fiendish psychological torture.

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The Duchess of Malfi. The best-known of the Jacobean tragedies; an exemplary model of the "tragedy of blood. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780582033689.

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The Duchess of Malfi (originally published as The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy) is a Jacobean revenge tragedy written by English dramatist John Webster in 1612–1613. It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then later to a larger audience at The Globe, in 1613–1614

I give you that To live i’ the court here, and observe the duchess; To note all the particulars of her behaviour, What suitors do solicit her for marriage, And whom she best affects.

I give you that To live i’ the court here, and observe the duchess; To note all the particulars of her behaviour, What suitors do solicit her for marriage, And whom she best affects. She ’s a young widow: I would not have her marry again. Footnotes: Introductory note. Of John Webster's life almost nothing is known. The Duchess of Malfi" was published in 1623, but the date of writing may have been as early as 1611. The dates 1580-1625 given for his birth and death are conjectural inferences, about which the best that can be said is that no known facts contradict them. It is based on a story in Painter's "Palace of Pleasure," translated from the Italian novelist, Bandello; and it is entirely possible that it has a foundation in fact.

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John Webster, "Duchess of Malfi": Notes (York Notes) download epub
Schools & Teaching
Author: Neil King
ISBN: 0582792002
Category: Education & Teaching
Subcategory: Schools & Teaching
Language: English
Publisher: Longman (July 1982)
Pages: 72 pages