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beginnings of tragic comedy in the drama of the nineteenth century

Arthur Edwin Du Bois

beginnings of tragic comedy in the drama of the nineteenth century

a summary of a dissertation submitted to the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in conformity with the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, 1932.

by Arthur Edwin Du Bois

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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    Open LibraryOL13665261M

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