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Playwrights and plays

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe revels history of drama in England, Volume VI, 1750-1880.
    StatementRobertson Davies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145-269 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16937226M
    ISBN 100416130704, 0416813801

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