Usurpation and soliloquy in Elizabethan drama
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Usurpation and soliloquy in Elizabethan drama an investigation into attitudes towards unlawful kingship, andinto their effect on a dramatic technique. by Jeremy Rowe

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Thesis (M. Phil.)--Univ. of Birmingham, 1986.

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