Additional Resources for The White Devil by John Webster

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Cave, Richard, Text and Performance: "The White Devil" and "The Duchess of Malfi," Macmillan, 1988.

Cave provides a brief and accessible analysis of twentieth-century performances of both plays.

Forker, Charles, The Skull beneath the Skin: The Achievement of John Webster, Southern Illinois University Press, 1986.

Forker's book offers a good summary of earlier critical responses to The White Devil.

Goldberg, Dena, Between Worlds: A Study of the Plays of John Webster, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1989.

Goldberg analyzes the political and social issues in The White Devil, considering the play as an "anti-establishment" play.

Kastan, David Scott, and Peter Stallybrass, Staging the Renaissance: Interpretations of Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama, Routledge, 1993.

This book offers students excerpts from the most important contemporary critical writers, as well as complete essays on both The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi.

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