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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Webster: The White Devil

ISBN 9780230279759
Publication Date May 2012
Formats Hardcover Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Shakespeare Handbooks

This introductory guide to one of Webster's most widely-studied plays offers a scene-by-scene commentary of the play in performance, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of key productions, a wide sampling of critical opinion and further reading.

STEPHEN PURCELL Assistant Professor in English at the University of Warwick, UK. His previous publications include Popular Shakespeare (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and he is a professional director and Artistic Director of 'The Pantaloons'.

Series Editors' Preface Preface
The Text and First Performances
Intellectual and Cultural Context
Commentary: The Play in Performance
Key Performances and Productions
Critical Assessments
Further Reading


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