Outlines of Shakespeare"s plays by Homer Andrew Watt

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 199-203.

Book details

Statementby Homer A. Watt, Karl J. Holznecht [and] Raymond Ross.
SeriesCollege outlines-series
ContributionsHolzknecht, Karl Julius., Ross, Raymond.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18788263M

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