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Masterpieces of the modern central European theatre: five plays

Robert Willoughby Corrigan

Masterpieces of the modern central European theatre: five plays

by Robert Willoughby Corrigan

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European drama -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 381-382.

    Statementedited by Robert W. Corrigan.
    SeriesMasterpieces of the modern theatre
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6112 .C693
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5994581M
    LC Control Number66026145

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