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Sophie Chiari et Sophie Lemercier-Goddard (eds). John Webster’s "Dismal Tragedy" : The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, Clermont-Ferrand, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2019

Sophie Chiari et Sophie Lemercier-Goddard (eds). John Webster's "Dismal Tragedy" : The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, Clermont-Ferrand, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2019

Sophie Chiari et Sophie Lemercier-Goddard (eds). John Webster’s "Dismal Tragedy" : The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, Clermont-Ferrand, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2019 (300 pages).

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General Introduction

Anne-Valérie DULAC (Sorbonne Université)

Sophie CHIARI (Université Clermont-Auvergne)

Sophie LEMERCIER-GODDARD (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)

Part I

Looking Backwards : Source, Performance and Edition

1. Delio, “the partaker [of great courtiers’] natures”. The Duchess of Malfi and its Sources in Context

Anna DEMOUX (Université Clermont Auvergne)

2. “[T]he spirit of greatness or of woman”. The Duchess of Malfi in the Repertoires of her First Players

Roberta BARKER (Dalhousie University)

3. “Mine eyes dazzle”. Editing The Duchess of Malfi

Jane KINGSLEY-SMITH (University of Roehampton, London)

4. Theatre, Art, the Woman and the Wolf. Revisiting The Duchess of Malfi

Dympna CALLAGHAN (Syracuse University)

Part II

Looking Outside : Money, Travel and the Weather

5. “Purchased honor”. Economic Expediency in Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi

Eike KRONSHAGE (Chemnitz University of Technology)

6. Going Places Hauntings and Mobilities in The Duchess of Malfi

Sophie LEMERCIER-GODDARD (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)

7. “The work of heaven” in The Duchess of Malfi

Sophie CHIARI (Université Clermont Auvergne)

Part III

Looking Inside : The World of the Flesh

8. Seeking the Female Body. The Duchess and Ferdinand in Canine Skins

Misako TAKAHASHI (University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo)

9. “Produce the bodies”. Wolves in Webster and Shakespeare’s Theatre of Exhumation

Joseph KIDNEY (Stanford University)

10. Reversions. Domestic Ecologies in The Duchess of Malfi

Wendy WALL (Northwestern University)

Coda

Discussing The Duchess

A conversation led by Anne-Valérie DULAC (Sorbonne Université), with Dympna CALLAGHAN (Syracuse University), Jane KINGSLEY-SMITH (University of Roehampton), François LAROQUE (Université Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle), Sophie LEMERCIER-GODDARD (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Michael NEILL (The University of Auckland), Wendy WALL (Northwestern University) and William N. WEST (Northwestern University).

Appendix

Mettre en scène La Duchesse en France

Conversation avec Anne-Laure LIEGEOIS

Entretien mené par Sophie CHIARI et Sophie LEMERCIER-GODDARD

General Bibliography

John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi

A Comprehensive Bibliography

José Ramon DIAZ FERNANDES (Universidad de Malaga)