Title

A Study Of John Webster's Use Of Renaissance Natural And Moral Philosophy

Date of Award

1971

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

English

Advisor(s)

J.A. Bryant, Jr.

Keywords

Literature, John Webster (1580?-1625?), literary criticism

Subject Categories

Literature in English, British Isles

Abstract

This study discusses the use of Renaissance physiological psychology (natural and moral philosophy) in the plays of John Webster. This entails analysis of the behavior of Webster's major characters related to Renaissance theories concerning human conduct.--Preface.

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