Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
The Works of John Webster

The Works of John Webster
An Old-Spelling Critical Edition

Volume 3

$82.00 (R)

Part of The Works of John Webster

  • Date Published: October 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521084987

$ 82.00 (R)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This is the third and final volume of the Cambridge edition of the works of John Webster. It contains the final complete play in the edition, the City comedy Anything for a Quiet Life, as well as Webster's spectacular Lord Mayor's pageant Monuments of Honour and his Induction and additions to John Marston's The Malcontent. Webster's non-dramatic work is also included: the deeply felt verse elegy to Prince Henry entitled A Monumental Column, his various shorter poems, including verses for the engraving of The Progeny of … Prince James, and the thirty-two New Characters added to the sixth edition of Sir Thomas Overbury's Characters. This Cambridge critical edition preserves the original spelling of all the plays, poetry and prose, and incorporates the most recent editorial scholarship, including valuable information on Webster's share in the collaborative plays, and new critical methods and textual theory.

    • This edition preserves the original spelling of all the plays, poetry and prose
    • Integrates theatrical aspects of the plays with their bibliographical and literary features
    • Provides a brief biography, illustrations and a critical, textual and, for the drama, theatrical history of each work
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "...this final volume, which could have seemed like a mere footnote to Webster’s great dramatic works, sustains our interest in and enthusiasm for a playwright too often characterized, even today, as a purveyor of mere Gothic frissons illuminated by brilliant flashes of charnel-house verse."
    -Peter Malin, Early Theater

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521084987
    • length: 580 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.77kg
    • contains: 19 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    The Webster canon: a reassessment
    The Webster canon: a revised chronological listing
    Anything for a Quiet Life
    Monuments of Honour
    Webster's Induction and Additions to The Malcontent
    A Monumental Column
    Shorter Poems
    New Characters.

  • Editors

    David Gunby, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    David Gunby is Dean of Postgraduate Studies, University of Canterbury.

    David Carnegie, Victoria University of Wellington
    David Carnegie is Professor of Theatre at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

    MacDonald P. Jackson, University of Auckland
    MacDonald P. Jackson is Emeritus Professor of English and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Auckland.

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×