Shakespeare for dummies by Doyle, John.

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Published by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. in Foster City, CA .

Written in English

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby John Doyle and Ray Lischner.
Series--For dummies
ContributionsLischner, Ray, 1961-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 363 p. :
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23243744M
ISBN 100764551353
LC Control Number99062259

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