Read Listen. Little is known of Webster’s life. and cor. He is best known for writing the tragedies The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil, the two most frequently staged Jacobean plays not written by Shakespeare.. Webster was probably born close to 1578 in London, the son of a prominent coach-maker and member of the …

Though John Webster is considered one of the major figures of Jacobean drama, relatively little is known about his life. The works of John Webster: with some account of the author, and notes 1859, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge in English - A new ed., rev. revised and corrected. His preface to Monuments of Honor, bbbb. John Webster (1610–1682), also known as Johannes Hyphastes, was an English cleric, physician and chemist with occult interests, a proponent of astrology and a sceptic about witchcraft.He is known for controversial works. 1612) and The Duchess of Malfi (c. 1612/13, published 1623) are generally regarded as the paramount 17th-century English tragedies apart from those of Shakespeare. John Webster's Works: The Duchess of Malfi The White Devil Keep the Widow Waking The Devil's Law Case (c. 1617–1619) Anything for a Quiet Life (c. 1621) A Cure for a Cuckold (c. 1624) This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia John Webster; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Download for print-disabled 62. The works of John Webster 1859, Routledge in English - New ed.

John Webster, English dramatist whose The White Devil (c. 1609–c. John Bainbridge Webster FRSE (1955–2016) was an English Anglican priest and theologian writing in the area of systematic, historical, and moral theology.Born in Mansfield, England, on 20 June 1955, he was educated at the independent Bradford Grammar School and at the University of Cambridge.After a distinguished career, he died at his home in Scotland on 25 May 2016 at the age of 60.