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Modern theatre

Modern theatre

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Eric Bentley. Vol.5, Five plays.
SeriesDoubleday Anchor Books
ContributionsBentley, Eric, 1916-
The Physical Object
Pagination310p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18150712M

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