Language and stage in medieval and Renaissance England by Janette Dillon

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .

Written in English

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  • England.,
  • England

Subjects:

  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Latin language, Medieval and modern -- England.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.,
  • Language and culture -- England -- History.,
  • Languages in contact -- England -- History.,
  • Theater -- England -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.,
  • Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Renaissance -- England.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-263) and index.

Book details

StatementJanette Dillon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR646 .D55 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL663272M
ISBN 100521593344
LC Control Number97008795

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