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This sceptred isle

George Wilson Knight

This sceptred isle

Shakespeare"s message for England at war

by George Wilson Knight

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.,
  • War in literature.,
  • England -- In literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1940 ed. published by Basil Blackwell, Oxford.

    Statementby G. Wilson Knight.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16522297M

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Jan 19,  · Following the thought-provoking style of the original This Sceptred Isle, this new volume brings to life the character and frustrations so carefully studied by allies and enemies for twenty-one centuries - from Romans to al-Qaeda.

Here Lee makes all the connections with institutions and changing industrial and social characteristics that even Book Edition: Digital Original. What other book might you compare This Sceptred Isle to, and why.

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