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Striking figures among modern English dramatists

Martin Ellehauge

Striking figures among modern English dramatists

with an introductory essay on Maeterlinck

by Martin Ellehauge

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Martin Ellehauge.
    LC ClassificationsPR737 .E5 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4550679M
    ISBN 100849207525
    LC Control Number77019292

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