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Molière, his life and his works.

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English


  • Molière, 1622-1673.,
  • Dramatists, French -- 17th century -- Biography.,
  • French drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Scribner, New York.

LC ClassificationsPQ1852 .M3 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination385 p.
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5302850M
ISBN 100846216957
LC Control Number72084999

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