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Only a penny-a-liner!

Only a penny-a-liner!

a comedietta in one act

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Published by S. French in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesOnly a penny a liner!
Statementby Henry P. Lyste
Series[Lacy"s acting edition], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Lacy"s acting edition
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24 p
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18061241M

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Stephen Carver is a historian, editor, occasional novelist and recovering academic. For sixteen years, he taught literature and creative writing at the University of East Anglia (where he also took his doctorate), spending three years in Japan as Professor of English at the University of Fukui.

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