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The Devil and Daniel Webster

by Stephen Vincent Bene t

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Dramatists Play Service in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • American Legal drama,
  • Devil,
  • Farmers

  • About the Edition

    Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen Vincent Be net
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3503.E5325 D48 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 pages ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26332331M
    ISBN 100822203030
    ISBN 109780822203032
    OCLC/WorldCa149180604

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The Devil and Daniel Webster by Stephen Vincent Bene t Download PDF EPUB FB2

A folk-tale about righteousness and patriotism - The Devil and Daniel Webster tells a fictional story about the real life famous lawyer, Daniel Webster, and his dispute with the Devil over Jabez Stone's immortal soul.

As appropriate as it was for the time period, and as laden with imagery - /5(54). This lightweight (literally, if not figuratively) story of the hapless farmer Jabez Stone, of Cross Corners, New Hampshire, and his rescue from a cavalier deal with the devil by Daniel Webster is an entertaining, patriotic by: 7.

A cinematic retelling of a classic piece of American folklore that has rarely been seen in the original form since its initial release indirector William Dieterle's The Devil and Daniel Webster gets the usual loving treatment from The Criterion Collection, albeit with a few disappointing, but unavoidable, flaws.

Presented in full frame, the image is remarkably clean given its age, with few signs of /5(5). Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Vincent Benét was one of America's greatest storytellers, most famous for his witty and moving tribute to American history, The Devil and Daniel Webster, where a trial for a man's soul becomes a trial of America itself, of all /5.

'The The Devil and Daniel Webster book and Daniel Webster' is a short story about a successful lawyer who believes you can win your soul back from the devil. Stephen Vincent Benét was born on 22nd July in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United : Read Books Ltd.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. This early work by Stephen Vincent Benét was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' is a short story about a successful lawyer who believes you can win your soul back from the devil.

Stephen Vincent Benét was born on 22nd July in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States/5(3). The Devil and Daniel Webster - Stephen Vincent Benét - Google Books THE STORY: Jabez Stone, young farmer, has just been married, and the guests are dancing at his wedding.

But Jabez carries a 5/5(1). The Devil and Webster is a suggestive exploration of what tolerance, inclusion, and identity mean, but the nuance stays submerged in that ideological swamp.

As academics like to. “The Devil and Daniel Webster” is narrated as a folktale told in the border country of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, regarding the famous American orator Daniel Webster. Like so many. Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.

But how will that turn out. The Devil and Daniel Webster - Read book online. *** GREAT ASSOCIATION COPY *** THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER, Farrar & Rinehart,first edition (third printing), very slight wear to the base of the spine and lower fore edge corner tips, else a tight near fine copy in a vg pictorial dust-wrapper.

In New Hampshire a low old farmer is having a tough time with his crops, and his expenses. Ready to do anything to get the payments off his chest, he foolishly sells his souls to the devil The Devil says he's got 7 years with all his riches before he comes back to take Jabez back.

The Devil and Daniel Webster is a short story by Stephen Vincent Benét. It first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on the 24 th of October, It was later published in book form by Farrar & Rinehart in That same year, it won the O.

Henry Award. The story was inspired by Washington Irving’s The Devil and Tom Walker. Benét also adapted it into a folk opera, the music for which was composed by.

The Devil and Daniel Webster () Videos. Photos. A young teen sells his soul to the Devil. The step-daughter of a district attorney falls in love with a gangster Cast. Storyline. A down-on-his-luck farmer makes a deal with the devil for seven years of prosperity.

When Mr. Scratch comes /10(K). Benet’s fantasy story "The Devil and Daniel Webster" pits the famously silver-tongued lawyer against the Devil in a contest for the soul of one man, Jabez Stone. Webster successfully argues before the jury that, although Stone is guilty of making a deal with the Devil, he should nevertheless be released from the terms of the contract.

“The Devil and Daniel Webster” has a wide array of characters, each with a distinguished personality, yet an overall temperament that would be fitting of a New England community.

The main character is Jabez Stone, a wealthy New England statesman whose position was the state senator of New Hampshire.

In “The Devil and Daniel Webster” Benet depicts Daniel Webster caring, saving a New Hampshire farmer from the Devil and from Hell. In the story, the farmer Jabez Stone was impoverished, every. When Webster gets Mr.

Scratch to agree to a trial, the devil brings in a host of traitorous American historical figures as the judge and jury, and Webster has his work cut out for him.

A retelling of the classic German tale Faust, Stephen Vincent Benét’s "The Devil and Daniel Webster" was inspired by "The Devil and Tom Walker" by Washington. Written by Timothy Sexton Though packed with incident and populated by memorable characters, “ The Devil and Daniel Webster ” may remind some readers of many of those greatest stories of the Bible that they knew all about before ever actually reading the stories on their : Stephen Vincent Benet.

Benét was also a part-time contributor for the early Time Magazine. Benét's best known works are the book-length narrative poem American Civil War, John Brown's Body (), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize inand two short stories, The Devil and Daniel Webster () and .The Devil In response to Daniel Webster’s objection that no American shall be forced to comply with a foreign prince, the Devil questions what makes Webster think he’s a foreigner.

When Jabez Stone further questions that he has never heard of the Devil making claim to Author: Stephen Vincent Benet. The poet Stephen Vincent Benet’s short story “The Devil and Daniel Webster” is a classic that everyone can enjoy, and it makes us think. It .