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Shakespeare and the Nature of Love Literature, Culture, Evolution (Rethinking Theory) by Marcus Nordlund

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Literary Criticism / Shakespeare,
  • General,
  • 1564-1616,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Love in literature,
  • Shakespeare, William,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7979559M
ISBN 100810124238
ISBN 109780810124233

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