On the structure of Molière"s comédies-ballets
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On the structure of Molière"s comédies-ballets by Claude Kurt Abraham

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Published by Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature in Paris .
Written in English


  • Molière, -- 1622-1673.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementClaude Abraham.
SeriesBiblio 17 -- 19
LC ClassificationsPQ1865 A26 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14274236M

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