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Three classical comedies

Hugh Charles Fay

Three classical comedies

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Published by E. J. Arnold in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by H. C. Fay.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    SeriesWorld drama series
    ContributionsMenander, of Athens., Plautus, Titus Maccius., Plautus, Titus Maccius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6570.A3 F3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5644910M
    LC Control Number68078635

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