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The Duchess of Malfi | Study Guide

John Webster

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Overview

Author

John Webster

First Performed

1614

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, Tragedy

About the Title

The play is named for its protagonist, who is given the status of a tragic heroine. She is the sole ruler, in her own right, of Malfi, an independent duchy, or territory, on the western coast of Italy near the city of Naples.

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