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Theatre; history, criticism and reference

David F. Cheshire

Theatre; history, criticism and reference

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Published by Bingley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Bibliography.,
  • Drama -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] David Cheshire.
    SeriesThe readers guide series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5781 .C48 1967a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5578900M
    LC Control Number67092149

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