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1

Christopher Hart

" Bosola is a twisted misanthrope and a cut throat"

2

Kate Aughterson

" brothers assume a patriarchal control over her body and sexuality"

3

Michael Neil - play

the play engages in a provocative and potentially dangerous way with social and political issues of its own day and does so with poetic intensity unmatched by any of his rivals

4

Michael Neil - Antonio

Antonio can be no model of virtue he is too like the equivocal Bosola

5

Irving Ribner

The Duchess, not her brothers, stands for ordinary humanity, love and the continuity of life through children.

6

Muriel Bradbrook - betrayal

Bosola, the chief instrument in the Duchess' betrayal and subjection

7

Muriel Bradbrook - self

With all his many roles, Bosola is never permitted the luxury of being a self

8

Frances E. Dolan

The Duchess of Malfi is famous for its remarkable, indeed improbably sustained, secrets

9

What does Tyann say about Websters tragedy?

"his plays come to life the closer they get to death"

10

Murray states

the radiant spirit of the Duchess cannot be killed