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Published by Arden Shakespeare in London .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.R. Woudhuysen.
SeriesArden Shakespeare. Third series
ContributionsWoudhuysen, H. R.
LC ClassificationsPR2822.A2 W68 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 374 p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22630710M
ISBN 101904271103, 1903436192

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