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The Cenci

The Cenci

by Percy Bysshe Shelley
     
 

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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

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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:
9781604241600
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/06/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.42(d)

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