Saint Joan of Orleans
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Saint Joan of Orleans scenes from the fifteenth century Mystère du siège d"Orleans

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431 -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

French text and English prose translation on opposite pages.

Statementselected and translated by Joan Evans, the text edited by Paul Studer.
ContributionsEvans, Joan, 1893- ed. and tr., Studer, Paul, 1879-1927, joint ed.
LC ClassificationsPQ1362 .S6 1926
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6703849M
LC Control Number27015248

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