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Modern drama essays in criticism. by Travis Bogard

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by Travis Bogard and William I. Oliver.
SeriesA Galaxy book, GB138
ContributionsOliver, William Irvin, 1926- joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1851 .B6
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 393 p.
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5940996M
LC Control Number65011524

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