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Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare

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Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare. / Holderness, G.

In: Shakespeare and National Culture. ed. / John Joughin. 1st. ed. Manchester : University of Manchester Press, 1997. p. 19-41.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Harvard

Holderness, G 1997, Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare. in J Joughin (ed.), In: Shakespeare and National Culture. 1st edn, University of Manchester Press, Manchester, pp. 19-41.

APA

Holderness, G. (1997). Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare. In J. Joughin (Ed.), In: Shakespeare and National Culture (1st ed., pp. 19-41). University of Manchester Press.

Vancouver

Holderness G. Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare. In Joughin J, editor, In: Shakespeare and National Culture. 1st ed. Manchester: University of Manchester Press. 1997. p. 19-41

Author

Holderness, G. / Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare. In: Shakespeare and National Culture. editor / John Joughin. 1st. ed. Manchester : University of Manchester Press, 1997. pp. 19-41

Bibtex

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