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<i>Cambyses, King</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735066
Cambyses, King

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A tragedy (c.1568–9) by Thomas *Preston, which illustrates the transition from the morality play to historical tragedy. It is founded on the story of Cambyses (king of Persia) in ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish)

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