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The merry wives of Windsor the history and transmission of Shakespeare"s text. by William Bracy

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Published by Curators of the University of Missouri in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe University of Missouri studies, v. 25, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2826 .B73
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23334407M

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