John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi Literature This free course, John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi, concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster's Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It focuses on the representation of marriage for love and the social conflicts to which it gives rise. The course is designed to hone your skills of textual analysis. The Open University The Open University Course text/html A230_1 A230_1 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University