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Shakespeare and the stage

Shakespeare and the stage

Part one ; an inventory to part one, Birmingham Theatre Royal, Frank Benson and other prompt books and the Gordon Crosse theatrical diary, 1890-1953.

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Published by Harvester Microform in Brighton, Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Sources -- 1800-1950.,
  • Promptbooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesPrompt books and related materials from the Shakespeare Library, Birmingham Public Libraries.
    SeriesBritain"s literary heritage
    ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Benson, Francis Robert, Sir, 1856-1934., Crosse, Gordon, 1874-, Birmingham Theatre Royal., Harvester Microform (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. ;
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20757423M


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