Characters of Shakespeare"s plays
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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby William Hazlitt; with an introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.
SeriesThe World"s classics ; 205, World"s classics -- 205.
ContributionsQuiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944.
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15057385M

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