The Devil"s Law-Case by John Webster

Cover of: The Devil

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .

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ISBN 100393900339
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"The Devil's Law Case" is a Jacobean era stage play, a tragicomedy written by John Webster, and first published in Date. The play's date of authorship and early The Devils Law-Case book history is unknown. The events upon which the play is based occurred inso that the drama must post-date that year.

Webster wrote one more play on his own: The Devil's Law Case (c. –), a tragicomedy. He continued to write thereafter but always in collaboration and usually city comedies; Anything for a Quiet Life (c. ), with Thomas Middleton, and A Cure for a Cuckold (c.

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