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The alchemist by Ben Jonson.

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The alchemist by Ben Jonson.

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Published by Royal Shakespeare Company in [Stratford-upon-Avon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonson, Ben, -- 1573?-1637.

  • Edition Notes

    Programme of the Royal Shakespeare Company"s 1991 production at the Swan Theatre, directed by Sam Mendes.

    ContributionsMendes, Sam., Swan Theatre.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17523069M


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