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Circus

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

Sixth edition

Published in print January 1995 | ISBN: 9780195065480
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891047
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traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and animals, who usually perform in tents. The modern circus originated in the English equestrian

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Subjects: Literary Studies (American)

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