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The dark comedies

H. B. Charlton

The dark comedies

by H. B. Charlton

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Comedies.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1937 ed., which was issued in v. 21 of the John Rylands Library, Manchester bulletin.

    Statementby H. B. Charlton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2981 .C49 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p.
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5075452M
    ISBN 100838303404
    LC Control Number74100728
    OCLC/WorldCa247150

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