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Venice Preserv'd, Or, A Plot Discovered

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Venice Preserv'd, Or, A Plot Discovered

By Thomas Otway


'Venice Preserv'd' was one of the first of the ‘she-tragedy’ plays. Contemporary audiences responded to the pathos of the character of Belvidera, which was written for the tragedian Elizabeth Barry and capitalised on Barry's phenomenal success in the role of Monimia in Otway…

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