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Contradictory characters an interpretation of the modern theatre by Albert Bermel

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


  • Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

StatementAlbert Bermel.
LC ClassificationsPN1861 .B47 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2852856M
ISBN 100819142379
LC Control Number84015246

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