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white devil

John Webster

white devil

by John Webster

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Webster ; edited by F. L. Lucas.
ContributionsLucas, F. L. 1894-1967.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR"3184"W5"1958
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20329113M

May 09,  · “The White Devil’s Daughters” is a reminder that our political gestures and small wins accumulate and create ripple effects in ways we cannot often measure. Men appear in the book only when necessary, oftentimes as perpetrators of violence, but other times as outlier feminists who leverage their privilege selflessly. This book is not only rewarding, but necessary." - T.J. Stiles, author of Custer's Trials "Sounding a warning gong in a world still plagued by human trafficking, The White Devil's Daughters is a timely book and a valuable lesson in caring.

The White Devil gives us a compellingly dangerous and fascinating woman who consents to the murder of her ineffectual husband. Her defence against the charge of adultery transforms a lurid tale of crime into high tragedy. Webster's play is a vivid study of sexual and political intrigue, written in incomparable verse and prose. John Russell Brown's new introduction uses the latest developments. The Devil in the White City is a literary nonfiction novel that spans the years surrounding the building of the Chicago World's Fair, also known as The World's Columbian Exposition, which was designed to commemorate the landing of Columbus in America. This nonlinear novel is divided into four parts with the first three parts of the novel primarily taking place in Chicago between the years.

Apr 09,  · A case in point is the story of Dr. Herman Webster Mudgett, who became infamous as H.H. Holmes, the depraved supervillain celebrated as the Devil in the White City. If you want the straight dope, and not just the legend about Mudgett/Holmes, read Adam Selzer’s H. H. Holmes—the True History of the White City Devil.4/5. May 14,  · “Julia Flynn Siler has written a diamond of a book—solidly researched, polished, and crafted with a cutting edge. The White Devil's Daughters tells an unforgettable story of exploitation, oppression, and resistance, showing how the enslavement of Chinese women was woven into the birth of Asian America in nineteenth-century San Francisco Pages:


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