On A Midsummer nights dream A study in dramatic technique to illustrate the idea of balance in plot-making. by U. C. Nag

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Published by for the University of Dacca, Oxford University Press in London, (etc.) .

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SeriesDacca University Bulletin -- No. 2
ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
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Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL19981366M

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