Angelo, Tyrant of Padua

Angelo, Tyrant of Padua (French: Angelo, tyran de Padoue) is an 1835 play by the French writer Victor Hugo.[1] It is a historical work on podestà Angelo, set in Padua in northern Italy. It was a return to the theatre for Hugo, whose previous work Marie Tudor had been a failure.[2]

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The play has been adapted into a number of different works including:


  1. ^ Berlanstein p.97
  2. ^ Stanton & Barnham p.175


  • Berlanstein, Lenard R. Daughters of Eve: A Cultural History of French Theater Women from the Old Regime to the Fin de Siècle. Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • Stanton, Sarah & Barnham, Marting. The Cambridge Paperback Guide to Theatre. Cambridge University Press, 1996.