Chapter 9. Lucina's Rape or the Tragedy of Vallentinian

  1. Keith Walker and
  2. Nicholas Fisher

Published Online: 26 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318999.ch9

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape

How to Cite

Walker, K. and Fisher, N. (eds) (2010) Lucina's Rape or the Tragedy of Vallentinian, in John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318999.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405187794

Online ISBN: 9781444318999

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Keywords:

  • Lucina's Rape Or The Tragedy of Vallentinian;
  • source for Rochester's play - 1647 folio text of Fletcher's revenge drama The Tragedie of Valentinian;
  • structural changes Rochester made to The Tragedie of Valentinian or his satire of Charles II in portrait of Valentinian;
  • Privy Garden at Whitehall;
  • version of Lucina's Rape - used for this edition, the British Library copy;
  • Rochester's habit of only minimally punctuating his work;
  • Fletcher's portrayal of a Roman emperor as a lustful monster;
  • Valentinian