Fiction > Harvard Classics > John Webster > The Duchess of Malfi
Glories, like glow-worms, afar off shine bright,
But look’d too near have neither heat nor light.
The White Devil. Act iv. Sc. 4.
John
Webster
Harvard Classics, Vol. 47, Part 4
 
The Duchess of Malfi
 
John Webster
 
Universally considered Webster’s masterpiece, the play’s heroine is imprisoned by her brothers because she bore a commoner’s son.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record  Dramatis Personæ
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
 
Act I
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
 
Act II
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Scene IV
Scene V
 
Act III
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Scene IV
Scene V
 
Act IV
Scene I
Scene II
 
Act V
Scene I
Scene II
Scene III
Scene IV
Scene V


 
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