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Eavesdropping in Roman comedy ...

Hiatt, Vergil Emery

Eavesdropping in Roman comedy ...

by Hiatt, Vergil Emery

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • Drama -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 1946.

    Statementby Vergil Emery Hiatt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6069 .H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. ℓ., ii-iii, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL191721M
    LC Control Numbera 47003384

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