Shakespeare and feminist criticism an annotated bibliography and commentary by Philip C. Kolin

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Published by Garland in New York .

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  • England

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Bibliography,
  • Feminist literary criticism -- England -- Bibliography,
  • Feminism and literature -- England -- Bibliography,
  • Women and literature -- England -- Bibliography,
  • Sex role in literature -- Bibliography

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Includes indexes.

Book details

StatementPhilip C. Kolin.
GenreBibliography.
SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1345
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ8811 .K76 1992, PR2965 .K76 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination420 p. ;
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1548425M
ISBN 10082407386X
LC Control Number91027900

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