John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi

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John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi

Further reading

Aughterson, K. (2001) Webster: The Tragedies, Basingstoke, Palgrave.
Belsey, C. (1980) ‘Emblem and antithesis in The Duchess of Malfi’, Renaissance Drama, vol. 11, pp. 115–34.
Ekeblad, I.S. (1958) ‘The impure art of John Webster’, Review of English Studies, vol. 9, pp. 253–67.
Maus, K.E. (ed.) (1995) Four Revenge Tragedies, Oxford World’s Classics, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Neill, M. (1997) Issues of Death: Mortality and Identity in English Renaissance Tragedy, Oxford, Clarendon Press.

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