Studying Shakespeare
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Studying Shakespeare

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Published by Longman in Harlow .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

StatementMartin Stephen and Philip Franks.
SeriesYork handbooks
ContributionsFranks, Philip.
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16619105M

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