English stage comedy.

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English drama (Comedy) -- History and criti
StatementNew York, Columbia University Press, 1955.
SeriesEnglish Institute. Essays -- 1954., Essays from the English Institute -- 1954.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 182 p.
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Open LibraryOL14140579M

OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Introduction: The criticism of comedy / by W.K. Wimsatt, Jr. --From ritual to comedy: an examination of Henry IV / by C.L.

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The essays in this volume are drawn from two series of conferences, that of and of cf. Editor's note. Read the full-text online edition of English Stage Comedy ().

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