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The Cenci : a tragedy, in five acts

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Cajsa C Baldini
Publisher: Kansas City : Valancourt Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Valancourt books edView all editions and formats
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The Cenci (1819) is Shelley's dramatic retelling of the legend of Beatrice Cenci, the beautiful and innocent daughter of a roman nobleman, who is raped by her father and seeks justice by murdering him. The murder plot, the commission and discovery of the crime, and the trial of Beatrice and her accomplices, form the basis for Shelley's powerful tragedy. -- Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Beatrice Cenci; Beatrice Cenci
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Cajsa C Baldini
ISBN: 1934555142 9781934555149
OCLC Number: 183879762
Description: xx, 180 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Percy Bysshe Shelley ; an authoritative text, based on the 1819 edition, with notes, variant readings, and appendices ; edited with an introduction by Cajsa C. Baldini.
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The Cenci (1819) is Shelley's dramatic retelling of the legend of Beatrice Cenci, the beautiful and innocent daughter of a roman nobleman, who is raped by her father and seeks justice by murdering him. The murder plot, the commission and discovery of the crime, and the trial of Beatrice and her accomplices, form the basis for Shelley's powerful tragedy. -- Back cover.

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