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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English



  • Rome


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,
  • Coriolanus, Cnaeus Marcius -- In literature,
  • Generals in literature,
  • Tragedy,
  • Rome -- In literature

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1912 ed. published by the American Branch of the Oxford University Press, New York, issued as the second Annual Shakespeare lecture of the British Academy, 1912.

Statementby A. C. Bradley.
LC ClassificationsPR2805 .B7 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887566M
ISBN 100848201892
LC Control Number76018303

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