Shakespeare Around the Globe A Guide to Notable Postwar Revivals

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  • Theatre, drama,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Theater,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • 1564-1616,
  • 1950-,
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • Stage history

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ContributionsSamuel L. Leiter (Editor), Langdon Brown (Editor), Felicia Hardison Londre (Editor), Tice L. Miller (Editor), Michael Mullin (Editor), Daniel J. Watermeier (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages987
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9409047M
ISBN 100313237565
ISBN 109780313237560

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