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On Shakespear"s stage

Reynolds, George Fullmer.

On Shakespear"s stage

by Reynolds, George Fullmer.

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Published by University of Colorado Press in Boulder .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Four lectures at Stratford upon Avon, before the Summer School of the Shakespeare Institute and the Department of Intramural Studies, University of Birmingham, July 1954.

Statementedited by Richaad K. Knaub.
ContributionsKnaub, Richard K., University of Birmingham. Shakespeare Institute.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19888267M

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