Who is John Webster?

  • (noun): English playwright (1580-1625).
    Synonyms: Webster

John Webster

John Webster (c.1580 – c.1634) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare.

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Webster (surname)
... Webster is an English occupational surname meaning weaver ... Notable persons with that surname include Alasdair Webster (born 1934), Australian politician Andy Webster, Scottish football player Arthur Gordon Webster, American physicist, founder ... Secretary of State Daniel Webster, (born 1949) Member of the Florida Senate David Kenyon Webster (1922–1961), soldier of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Band of Brothers Donovan Webster ...
Parkman–Webster Murder Case - Main Participants - John Webster
... John White Webster was a lecturer at Harvard Medical College ... Webster was described by Oliver Wendell Holmes as "pleasant in the lecture room, rather nervous and excitable." Many of Webster's class-room demonstrations ... Hoar mentioned that Webster's lectures were "tedious", at least for a non-chemistry major, but that " was known to the students by the sobriquet of sky-rocket jack, owing to ...
John Webster - Webster in Other Works
... of Vittoria Accoramboni (the original of Webster's White Devil) in December 1585, slanting the narrative from her perspective ... an ageing actress who plans to play Webster's drama The Duchess of Malfi in a Victorian castle theatre ... Eliot's famous characterisation of Webster's work in his poem "Whispers of Immortality" ...
John Bainbridge Webster - Selected Major Works - Translations or Works On Eberhard Jüngel
... Webster, John (1991) ... Eberhard Jüngel An Introduction to His Theology (2d ed.) ...

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