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Theatre and humanism English drama in the sixteenth century by Kent Cartwright

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English



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  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Renaissance -- England.,
  • Humanists -- England.,
  • England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-312) and index.

StatementKent Cartwright.
LC ClassificationsPR646 .C37 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL375359M
ISBN 10052164075X
LC Control Number98037229

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