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Approaching Shakespeare

Grace, William Joseph

Approaching Shakespeare

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 239-242.

    Statement[by] William J. Grace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2976 .G64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5913266M
    LC Control Number64015361
    OCLC/WorldCa312036

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