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Currents in contemporary drama

Ruby Cohn

Currents in contemporary drama

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRuby Cohn.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23746367M
    ISBN 10253115256


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