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Essays on contemporary American drama

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Published by M. Hueber in Munich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 279-[300]

    Statementedited by Hedwig Bock and Albert Wertheim.
    ContributionsBock, Hedwig., Wertheim, Albert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS351 .E8 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3145690M
    ISBN 103190022321
    LC Control Number82670064

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