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75 pages (Spring 2007); 775KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00080
One of three longer poems by Shakespeare, "The Rape of Lucrece," first published in 1594, tells the story of the legendary Roman figure, Lucretia, who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. Her subsequent suicide incited a revolt against the royal family and led to the founding of the Roman republic. Through her suicide, she became one of the greatest political symbols in history.