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short life of Shakespeare

Charles Williams

short life of Shakespeare

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Abridged from Sir Edmund Chamber"s "William Shakespeare : a study of facts and problems".

Statementabridged by Charles Williams.
ContributionsChabers, Sir Edmund., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
The Physical Object
Pagination260p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21699729M


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