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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • England


  • Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600.,
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Harold Ogden White.
SeriesSelect bibliographies reprint series
ContributionsWhite, Harold Ogden, ed.
LC ClassificationsDA356 .B7 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5215724M
LC Control Number75075505

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