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Jacobean Tragedy: The Quest for Moral Order

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The work of dramatists such as George Chapman, Thomas Heywood, Cyril Tourneur, John Webster, Thomas Middleton and John Ford can profitably be studied as attempts to construct a new moral order in response to the absence or weakening of the religious sanction. In this study, first published in 1962, the author examines these texts in detail, and throws a great deal of light on the plays as plays. This title will be of interest to students of English Literature, Drama and Performance.

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    • Title: Jacobean Tragedy by Irving Ribner
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9781138236486, 1138236489
    • eText ISBN: 9781315302133
    • Edition: 2018 1st edition
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