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A tragedy by Massinger, acted 1631, not published until 1849. The original play was banned because it dealt with recent Spanish and Portuguese history. Massinger ingeniously transferred the story back to the safer days of the Roman empire. The play is a fine study of the recurring conflict between nationalism and imperialism.

Subjects: Literature.


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