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 +====== Edgar Allan Poe's Politian ======
 +===== Homepage =====
 +  * Website: [[https://​​watch?​v=Yjnx-O_CTI0]]
 +===== Description =====
 +**Edgar Allan Poe's Politian** is an audio performance of Poe's melodrama theatrical play set in 16th-century Rome. It is directed by Misan Akuya and presented as a streaming YouTube video.
 +<​blockquote>​The play is a fictionalized version of a true event in Kentucky: the murder of Solomon P. Sharp by Jereboam O. Beauchamp in 1825. The so-called "​Kentucky Tragedy"​ became a national headline and attracted several fictional representations. Poe, however, chose to set his version in 16th-century Rome.
 +The play takes place in 16th-century Rome. Castiglione,​ the son of a duke, becomes engaged to his cousin Alessandra, inciting the jealousy of his father'​s ward, the orphan Lalage. Lalage meets Politian, the Earl of Leicester, and, after some flirtation, convinces him to take revenge on Castiglione.((https://​​w/​index.php?​title=Politian_play&​oldid=851552834))</​blockquote>​
 +{{tag>​drama full_cast sound_effects streaming}}
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