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    The Duchess of Malfi (Arden Early Modern Drama) (Paperback) By (author) John Fletcher, Edited by Prof. Leah Marcus

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    DescriptionThe Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess's secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play's historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernised and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference. This is the lead title in the launch of The Arden Early Modern Drama Series, a series which offers all the depth and quality of thinking long associated with the Arden. The edition will be valued by students, teachers and theatre professionals.


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    Title
    The Duchess of Malfi
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Fletcher, Edited by Prof. Leah Marcus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 481 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781904271512
    ISBN 10: 1904271510
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD, DSBD
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: DSG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    DC22: 822.3
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Approval Code: C25107270, A23304000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 91
    DC22: 800
    Abridged Dewey: 822
    B&T Approval Code: A23500000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 88
    BISAC V2.8: DRA010000, LIT013000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR3184 .D8 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DSG, DD, DSB
    Illustrations note
    20 illustrations in the introduction
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
    Publication date
    27 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Leah Marcus is the Edwin Mims Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
    Review quote
    'I found it more exciting than I should probably admit to at seeing the Shakespeare-rich layer of annotation underpinning the text on the page of a play - The Duchess of Malfi - that simply hasn't been treated in that way before, especially in terms of introductory matter.' Shakespeare Bookshop Newsletter (December 2009)