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Renaissance Latin Drama in England Peter Hausted, Senile Odium; Senilis Amor.; Alphonsus (Renaissance Latin Drama in England) by Peter Hausted

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Published by Georg Olms Publishers .
Written in English


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ContributionsMarvin Spevack (Editor), J. W. Binns (Editor)
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Number of Pages214
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Open LibraryOL12740128M
ISBN 103487078694
ISBN 109783487078694

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