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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stories, plots, etc,
  • Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-197) and index.

StatementLeah Scragg.
SeriesLongman medieval and Renaissance library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2997.P6 S37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566069M
ISBN 100582070716, 0582070708
LC Control Number91048356

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