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The Works of John Webster
Sir Thomas Wyatt, Westward Ho, Northward Ho, The Fair Maid of the Inn

Volume 4

Part of The Works of John Webster

  • Date Published: May 2019
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521766012

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  • This is the fourth and final volume of the Cambridge edition of the works of John Webster. It contains four plays Webster wrote in collaboration, one - Sir Thomas Wyatt, a historical tragedy based around Lady Jane Grey - as part of a team of five led by Thomas Dekker, two - Westward Ho and Northward Ho, city comedies that prompted Chapman, Jonson, and Marston's Eastward Ho - with Thomas Dekker alone, and one - The Fair Maid of the Inn, an Italianate tragicomedy of which Webster wrote the largest share - with John Fletcher, Philip Massinger and John Ford. With the inclusion of these four plays, this Cambridge edition becomes the first complete works of John Webster. The edition preserves the original spelling of the plays, poetry, and prose, and incorporates the most recent editorial scholarship, including information on Webster's share in the collaborative plays, and new critical methods, textual theory, and theatrical analysis.

    • 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
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    • Date Published: May 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521766012
    • length: 668 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 40 mm
    • weight: 1.07kg
    • contains: 18 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Sir Thomas Wyatt
    Westward Ho
    Northward Ho
    The Fair Maid of the Inn.

  • Editors

    David Gunby, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    David Gunby is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Canterbury.

    David Carnegie, Victoria University of Wellington
    David Carnegie is Emeritus 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.

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