Studies in Restoration and eighteenth-century drama.

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Published by Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA .

Written in English

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  • English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700,
  • English drama -- 18th century

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Other titlesStudies in the literary imagination. v. 10, no. 1.
ContributionsGeorgia State University. Dept. of English
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LC ClassificationsPR694 S8
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Paginationvi, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL15098005M

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