Shaw on Shakespeare an anthology of Bernard Shaw"s writings on the plays and production of Shakespeare. by Bernard Shaw

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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StatementEdited, and with an introd., by Edwin Wilson.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2976 .S35 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4576707M
ISBN 100836921755
LC Control Number77134134

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