Sibling Catastrophes: an Essay on two Jacobean Tragedies
Rustin, Margaret and Rustin, M. 2007. Sibling Catastrophes: an Essay on two Jacobean Tragedies. Costruzioni Psicoanalitiche.
|Authors||Rustin, Margaret and Rustin, M.|
In this essay, the authors explore the mental and social worlds depicted in Webster's two great Jacobean tragedies, The White Devil (1612) and The Duchess of Malfi. (1623). The authors particularly focus on the sibling relationships depicted in these plays, and explore how far the strengths or weakness of these relationships, their domination by the life or death drives, by emotions of love or hate, can be understood as a measure of the health of the social order in which these relationships are situated.
|Keywords||Jacobean tragedy; literary criticism; sibling relationships; theatre; Jacobean drama; Elizabethan England|
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|Web address (URL)||http://hdl.handle.net/10552 /340|
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|Deposited||19 Oct 2009|
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