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The Elizabethan theatre IV papers. by International Conference on Elizabethan Theatre University of Waterloo 1972.

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English



  • England


  • Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637 -- Dramatic works -- Congresses.,
  • Theater -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited and with an introd. by G. R. Hibbard.
ContributionsHibbard, G. R. 1915- ed.
LC ClassificationsPR2631 .I5 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5042032M
ISBN 100208014179
LC Control Number74001313

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