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Shakespeare celebrated

Folger Shakespeare Library.

Shakespeare celebrated

anniversary lectures delivered at the Folger Library.

by Folger Shakespeare Library.

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Published by Published for the Folger Shakespeare Library [Washington] by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Anniversaries, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Louis B. Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Louis B. 1899- ed., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2890 .F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5986730M
    LC Control Number66016738
    OCLC/WorldCa497664


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