Satire in the early English drama
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Published by Arden Library in Darby, Pa .
Written in English


  • Satire, English -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Eva M. Campbell.
LC ClassificationsPR643.S3 C3 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729716M
ISBN 100849507324
LC Control Number78017781

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