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French stage in the eighteenth century. by Frederick William Hawkins

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Paris


  • Comédie-Française -- History,
  • Theater -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century,
  • French drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPN2636.P3 H3 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5616575M
ISBN 100838301622
LC Control Number68024950

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