Medieval Latin Performative Representation: Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art

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Medieval Latin Performative Representation : Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art. / Petersen, Nils Holger.

In: European Medieval Drama, Vol. 23, 2020, p. 115-132.

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Petersen, NH 2020, 'Medieval Latin Performative Representation: Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art', European Medieval Drama, vol. 23, pp. 115-132. https://doi.org/10.1484/J.EMD.5.120693

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Petersen, N. H. (2020). Medieval Latin Performative Representation: Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art. European Medieval Drama, 23, 115-132. https://doi.org/10.1484/J.EMD.5.120693

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Petersen NH. Medieval Latin Performative Representation: Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art. European Medieval Drama. 2020;23:115-132. https://doi.org/10.1484/J.EMD.5.120693

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Petersen, Nils Holger. / Medieval Latin Performative Representation : Re-evaluating the State-of-the-Art. In: European Medieval Drama. 2020 ; Vol. 23. pp. 115-132.

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