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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot , Hants, England, Burlington, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Bereavement in literature.,
  • Mourning customs -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Mourning customs -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Reformation -- England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Katharine Goodland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR658.W6 G66 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3417336M
ISBN 100754651010
LC Control Number2005033636

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