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Studies in the English mystery plays

Charles Davidson

Studies in the English mystery plays

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysteries and miracle plays.,
  • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Davidson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR643.M8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19583559M


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