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Published by The Literary and philosophical society of Newcastle upon Tyne in [Newcastle upon Tyne] .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

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Statementby J. Dover Wilson ... The Robert Spence Watson memorial lecture for 1936 delivered before the Literary and philosophical society of Newcastle upon Tyne, on October 5th, 1936.
SeriesRobert Spence Watson memorial lecture for 1936.
LC ClassificationsPR2833 .W55
The Physical Object
Paginationcover-title, 23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6356458M
LC Control Number37019192

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