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Spectres of Shakespeare appropriations of Shakespeare in the early English Gothic by Jacek Mydla

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Published by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śla̜skiego in Katowice .
Written in English


  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Allusions in literature

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSpecters of Shakespeare
StatementJacek Mydla
SeriesPrace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Śla̜skiego w Katowicach -- nr 2680, Historia Literatur Obcych, Historia literatur obcych
LC ClassificationsPR408.G68 M937 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24904825M
ISBN 108322618220
ISBN 109788322618226
LC Control Number2010490507

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