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Shakespeare"s garter plays Edward III to Merry wives of Windsor by Giorgio Melchiori

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, N.J, London .
Written in English



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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- History,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories,
  • Order of the Garter -- In literature,
  • Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century,
  • Historical drama, English -- History and criticism,
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character),
  • Kings and rulers in literature,
  • Nobility in literature,
  • Honor in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGiorgio Melchiori.
LC ClassificationsPR3014 .M45 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1435918M
ISBN 100874135184
LC Control Number93048123

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