Modern British drama

by Henry Popkin

Publisher: Grove Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 606 Downloads: 109
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Originally published as The new British drama.

StatementEdited and with an introd. by Henry Popkin
SeriesText edition, GT614
The Physical Object
Pagination606p.
Number of Pages606
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26537217M

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