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French humanist tragedy a reassessment by Donald Stone

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Published by Manchester University Press, Rowman and Littlefield in Manchester [Eng.], Totowa, N.J .
Written in English


  • French drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • French drama -- 16th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Humanists -- France.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDonald Stone.
LC ClassificationsPQ561 .S74 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17754217M
ISBN 100874715377

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