International Dictionary of the Theatre

Playwrights (International Dictionary of the Theatre Vol 2) by Mark Hawkins-Dady

Publisher: Gale Group

Written in English
Cover of: International Dictionary of the Theatre | Mark Hawkins-Dady
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Subjects:

  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Reference works,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Drama,
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Encyclopedias
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages1218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8606982M
ISBN 101558620966
ISBN 109781558620964

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