William Shakespeares The taming of the shrew, by William Shakespeare

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Published by L. Raines in University, Ala .

Written in English

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Other titlesThe taming of the shrew.
Statementas arranged by Lester Raines for the 378th anniversary celebration of the playwright"s birth and staged by the Blackfriars of Alabama, April 23, 1942.
SeriesBlackfriar series of plays., No. 25
ContributionsRaines, Lester Courtney, 1896- ed.
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LC ClassificationsPR2832 .A25 1942
The Physical Object
Pagination25 numb. l.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6438887M
LC Control Number42020525
OCLC/WorldCa5824697

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