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A lifetime with Shakespeare notes from an American director of all 38 plays by Paul Barry

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPaul Barry ; foreword by Harry Keyishian
LC ClassificationsPN2287.B275 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423470M
ISBN 109780786449538
LC Control Number2010029401

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