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Published by Dept. of Romance Languages, University of North Carolina in [Chapel Hill] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spanish drama -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Sturgis E. Leavitt.
SeriesEstudios de hispanófila,, 19
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6105 .L42
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p.
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5450474M
LC Control Number73152488

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