Drama in the modern world
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Drama in the modern world plays and essays. by Samuel A. Weiss

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Published by Heath in Boston .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. [553]-555.

LC ClassificationsPN6112 .W4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 555 p.
Number of Pages555
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5912072M
LC Control Number64013884

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