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Shakespeare"s comment on mediaeval romance in Midsummer-night"s dream.

Dorothy Bethurum

Shakespeare"s comment on mediaeval romance in Midsummer-night"s dream.

by Dorothy Bethurum

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Published by Johns HopkinsPress in (Baltimore) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From: Modern language notes. Vol. 60, 1945, pp. 85-94.

The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 85-94
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20522705M

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