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heroic drama

noun
1.
Restoration tragedy, especially that popular in England c1660–1700, using highly rhetorical language and written in heroic couplets.
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  • By the 1690's, another type of heroic drama, equally unrealistic but tinged with sentimentality, was enjoying a certain success.

    The Female Wits Anonymous
  • The heroic drama of the second half of the seventeenth century rested upon theory rather than reality.

    Dramatic Technique George Pierce Baker
  • But his work in the heroic drama and in satire had determined his verse form and developed his ability in its use.

    Palamon and Arcite John Dryden
  • It is a heroic drama, severe in style and character as the Antigone of Sophocles.

    Studies in Literature and History Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  • No fiction can ever surpass in vividness the vast, heroic drama of the West.

    The Way to the West Emerson Hough

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