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The Rape of Lucrece (Annotated) William Shakespeare

The Rape of Lucrece (Annotated)

William Shakespeare

Published September 12th 2015
ISBN : 9781517310820
Paperback
120 pages
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The Rape of Lucrece (1594) is a narrative poem by William Shakespeare about the legendary Lucretia. In his previous narrative poem, Venus and Adonis (1593), Shakespeare had included a dedicatory letter to his patron, the Earl of Southampton, in whichMoreThe Rape of Lucrece (1594) is a narrative poem by William Shakespeare about the legendary Lucretia. In his previous narrative poem, Venus and Adonis (1593), Shakespeare had included a dedicatory letter to his patron, the Earl of Southampton, in which he promised to write a graver work. Accordingly, The Rape of Lucrece has a serious tone throughout.