The life of William Shakespeare a critical biography by Lois Potter

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English Dramatists,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementLois Potter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2894 .P68 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094543M
ISBN 109780631207849
LC Control Number2011043348

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