The Cenci | Percy Bysshe Shelley | Tragedy

Written in 1819, but not first staged for over hundred years after it was written due to controversial themes of incest and parricide, it was not considered stageable. This tragedy is a true story, set in Rome, 1599, centred around the murder of the tyrant, Count Francesco Cenci, by his tormented daughter, Beatrice.

Genre(s): Tragedy

Language: English

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822)

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