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Published by Colorado Associated University Press in [Boulder] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Kings and rulers,
  • Historical drama, English -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and history -- Great Britain,
  • Kings and rulers in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John C. Bromley. With a foreword by Gunnar Boklund.
LC ClassificationsPR2982 .B7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 138 p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5447011M
ISBN 10087081009X
LC Control Number73135287

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