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Playwrights on playwriting

Playwrights on playwriting

the meaning and making of modern drama from Isben to Ionesco

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Published by MacGibbon & Kee in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- Technique.,
  • Playwriting.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.288-294 - and index.

    Statementedited by Toby Cole ; introduction by John Gassner.
    SeriesDramabooks
    ContributionsCole, Toby, 1916-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19851665M

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