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theory of the modern theatre an introduction to modern theatre and drama by Eric Bentley

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Theater

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Eric Bentley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1657 .B4 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination493 p. ;
Number of Pages493
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4287578M
ISBN 100140209476
LC Control Number78314482

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