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Contemporary American Drama (Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature)

by Annette Saddik

  • 77 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • English,
  • Plays,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Drama,
  • Drama / American,
  • American,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • American drama,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Theater,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10760691M
    ISBN 100748624945
    ISBN 109780748624942

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