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Seizures of the will in early modern English drama

by Frank Whigham

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century,
    • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century,
    • Assertiveness (Psychology) in literature,
    • Master and servant in literature,
    • Social classes in literature,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Kinship in literature,
    • Will in literature,
    • Self in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementFrank Whigham.
      SeriesCambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ;, 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR658.S46 W38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780874M
      ISBN 100521418771
      LC Control Number95012759

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Siegfried, The Sixteenth Century JournalCited by: Frank Whigham is Arthur J. Thaman and Wilhelmina Doré Thaman Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

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