Popular Drama in Northern Europe in the Later Middle Ages
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Published by Univ Pr of Southern Denmark .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Medieval, 500-1500,
  • Europe - General,
  • Europe, Northern,
  • Theater,
  • History: World,
  • History and criticism,
  • Popular culture,
  • Congresses,
  • Drama, Medieval

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Edition Notes

ContributionsOdense Universitet Laboratorium for Foldesproglig (Corporate Author), Flemming G. Andersen (Editor), Julia McGrew (Editor), Tom Pettitt (Editor), Reinhold Schroder (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9170966M
ISBN 108774926713
ISBN 109788774926719

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