• Martyn Corbett


Although the idea of writing a tragedy on the downfall of the fourteenth-century Doge, Marino Faliero, came to Byron in February 1817, whilst he was still writing Manfred, it was not until he settled in Ravenna, nearly three years afterwards, that the tragedy was written.


Funeral Pyre Final Scene Private Motive Tragic Hero Sacrificial Victim 
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