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The Playwrights as Magician

Shakespeare`s Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater

by Alvin Kernan

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Drama,
  • General,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • 1564-1616,
  • 16th century,
  • England,
  • History,
  • Knowledge,
  • Performing arts,
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • Technique,
  • Theater,
  • English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317715M
    ISBN 100300023790
    ISBN 109780300023794


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