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Companion to 20th Century Theatre

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Reference,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Theater - History & Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages928
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10533989M
    ISBN 100720123666
    ISBN 109780720123661
    OCLC/WorldCa228272110


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