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lover"s melancholy ; The broken heart ; "Tis pity she"s a whore ; Perkin Warbeck

by Ford, John

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxvii-xxxi).

Other titles"Tis pity she"s a whore, and other plays., The lover"s melancholy., The broken heart., "Tis pity she"s a whore., Perkin Warbeck.
StatementJohn Ford ; edited by Marion Lomax ; general editor Michael Cordner ; associate general editors Peter Holland, Martin Wiggins.
SeriesOxford drama library
ContributionsLomax, Marion., Cordner, Michael.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2524 .T5 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 378 p. ;
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20485877M
ISBN 100198121512, 0192822535

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