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The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster

November 24, 2019
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster

In comparison to the other plays I've read, I enjoyed this far more. To start with it's a woman placed in a seat of power in a court full of men which was controversial, to begin with at the time. The men that surround her, even her brothers constantly plot and plan her downfall. Be it rumours, disgrace or even murder. They're determined to find a way to…