The Art of John Webster (Routledge Revivals) (Hardcover)

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The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content is analysed in terms of a consistent opposition between evil and the law. The book seeks to re-establish a base for the claims that must be made for Webster as a serious artist. This title will be of interest to students of literature and drama.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138120150
ISBN-10: 1138120154
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 202
Language: English
Series: Routledge Revivals