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A macabre Jacobean tragedy, loosely based on true events.
John Webster’s play The Duchess of Malfi begins as a love story, with a Duchess who marries beneath her class, and ends as a nightmarish tragedy as her two brothers exact their revenge, destroying themselves in the process.
This edition of The Duchess of Malfi, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is edited by J.R. Brown and introduced by Trevor R. Griffiths.
Set Text: The Duchess of Malfi is a set text for EdExcel Drama GCSE and English Literature A/AS-Level; and WJEC English Language and Literature A/AS Level.