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English stage comedy, 1490-1990

five centuries of a genre

by Alexander Leggatt

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism,
  • Literary form

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-177) and index.

    StatementAlexander Leggatt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR631 .L44 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL353209M
    ISBN 100415189365, 0415189373
    LC Control Number98012864

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