The Cenci

The Cenci

by Percy Bysshe Shelly, Shelly, Bysshe
     
 

The Cenci was a verse drama written in the summer of 1819 by Percy Bysshe
Shelley. It was inspired by a real Italian family, the Cencis (especially
Beatrice Cenci). Due to its theme of incest the play was considered
unperformable in its day , and it was not performed in London until 1922. Later
it was included in the Harvard Classics as one of the most… See more details below

Overview

The Cenci was a verse drama written in the summer of 1819 by Percy Bysshe
Shelley. It was inspired by a real Italian family, the Cencis (especially
Beatrice Cenci). Due to its theme of incest the play was considered
unperformable in its day , and it was not performed in London until 1922. Later
it was included in the Harvard Classics as one of the most important and
representative works of the western canon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594625312
Publisher:
Book Jungle
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)

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