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Williams Shakespeare, the Roman plays

T. J. B. Spencer

Williams Shakespeare, the Roman plays

Titus Andronicus,Julius Caesar, Anthony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus.

by T. J. B. Spencer

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Published by Longmans, Green, Published for the British Council and National Book League in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Histories.

  • Edition Notes

    74739

    SeriesBibliographical series on supplements to British book news on writers and their work, no. 157
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20935420M


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The most famous of all English playwrights was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in William’s father John was a wealthy merchant and a respectable member of the community within the small Warwickshire town. It appears the John’s business interests may have taken a turn for the worse when William was in his early teens, as William failed to.

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