Where Shakespeare stood his part in the crucial struggles of his day by Donald Morrow

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Published by The Casanova Press in Milwaukee .

Written in English

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  • England.


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Religion.,
  • Religion in literature.,
  • Renaissance -- England.

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Statementby Donald Morrow ; with an introduction by Granville Hicks.
LC ClassificationsPR3017 .M7
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6329997M
LC Control Number35032227

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