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The Works of John Webster

Volume 2. The Devil's Law-Case; A Cure for a Cuckold; Appius and Virginia

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  • Date Published: June 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521260602

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  • The second volume in the Cambridge Edition of the Works of John Webster contains The Devil's Law-Case, A Cure for a Cuckold, and Appius and Virginia. This critical edition preserves the original spelling and incorporates the most recent editorial scholarship, including valuable information on Webster's share in the collaborative plays. In particular, it integrates the plays' theatrical aspects with bibliographical and literary features.

    • Editing principles that integrate literary, textual and theatrical scholarship
    • Interesting attention to stagecraft and theatrical potential
    • New applications of textual theory, attribution and database technology
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "One of this year's most significant editions." Studies in English Literature

    "This is an extremely satisfying edition. Eseentially a reference book, it will promote both scholarly and theatrical engagement with these other Webster plays." Sixteenth Century Journal Richard Grinnell, Marist College

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521260602
    • length: 676 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 158 x 40 mm
    • weight: 0.983kg
    • contains: 12 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    General preface to Volume two
    General textual preface
    List of abbreviations
    The Devil's Law-Case
    A Cure for a Cuckold
    Appius and Virginia
    Corrigenda Volume one: music.

  • Author

    John Webster


    David Gunby, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    David Gunby has held the Chair in English Literature at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, since 1980. He is the author of numerous articles and monographs on Webster and other Renaissance dramatists, including Shakespeare, and is editor of Webster: Three Plays (Penguin, 1972).

    David Carnegie, Victoria University of Wellington
    David Carnegie is Reader in Theatre at Victoria University of Wellington. He has worked in professional theatre in both Britain and New Zealand, is a member of Globe Research, and has edited several Renaissance plays and published articles on Elizabethan stagecraft.

    MacDonald P. Jackson, University of Auckland
    MacDonald P. Jackson is Professor of English at the University of Auckland. He has published widely, is Associate General Editor of the forthcoming Oxford edition of The Collected Works of Thomas Middleton, and is on the editorial board of the Arden Shakespeare 'Critical Companions' series.

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