heroic drama


noun

Restoration tragedy, especially that popular in England c1660–1700, using highly rhetorical language and written in heroic couplets.

Nearby words

  1. herodias,
  2. herodotus,
  3. heroic,
  4. heroic age,
  5. heroic couplet,
  6. heroic poem,
  7. heroic quatrain,
  8. heroic stanza,
  9. heroic verse,
  10. heroicize

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