Shakespeare the theatre poet
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Shakespeare the theatre poet report of the fourteenth International Shakespeare Conference, 1970, held at the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, 30 August to 4 September, 1970. by International Shakespeare Conference, 14th Shakespeare Institute, 1970

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Published in [Birmingham, Eng.] .
Written in English


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ContributionsBirmingham, Eng. University. Shakespeare Institute
LC ClassificationsPR2888 I5 1970C
The Physical Object
Pagination[18 leaves]
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18343113M

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