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American drama since 1960

a critical history

by Matthew Charles RoudanГ©

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-281) and index.

    StatementMatthew C. Roudané.
    SeriesTwayne"s critical history of American drama
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS352 .R68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL973844M
    ISBN 100805789545
    LC Control Number96010768

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