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John Ruskin and the Victorian theatre

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John Ruskin and the Victorian theatre. / Richards, Jeffrey; Newey, Kate.

Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 257 p.

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Richards J, Newey K. John Ruskin and the Victorian theatre. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 257 p.

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Richards, Jeffrey ; Newey, Kate. / John Ruskin and the Victorian theatre. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 257 p.

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