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An introduction to French classical tragedy

Christopher J. Gossip

An introduction to French classical tragedy

by Christopher J. Gossip

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism,
  • French drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.J. Gossip.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ561 .G67 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination193 p. ;
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3848662M
    ISBN 100389201634
    LC Control Number81166140
    OCLC/WorldCa7822379

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