WEBSTER, JOHN

WEBSTER, JOHN
   English dramatist of the 17th century; did a good deal as a dramatist in collaboration with others, but some four plays are exclusively his own work, the two best the "White Devil" and the "Duchess of Malfi."

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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