Human shadows bright as glass drama as speculation and transformation by Pearce, Howard

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, PA, London, Cranbury, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Theater -- Philosophy,
  • Drama -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-266) and index.

Book details

StatementHoward Pearce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2039 .P37 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1008866M
ISBN 100838753531
LC Control Number96048858

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