Icons in English Renaissance drama by Soji Iwasaki

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Published by Renaissance Institute, Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan .

Written in English

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  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism,
  • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • Symbolism in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-114).

Book details

StatementSōji Iwasaki.
SeriesRenaissance monographs -- 18
LC ClassificationsPR658.S94 I83 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18644749M

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