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Contemporary French theater.

Bettina Liebowitz Knapp

Contemporary French theater.

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Published by Equinox Books in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French drama -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Equinox/Avon/16840.

    Other titlesContemporary French theater.
    StatementEdited with an introduction by Bettina L. Knapp.
    SeriesContemporary European drama
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p.
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14477205M


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