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A critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama

Author: C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982-1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American drama's maturation into a respected and vital art form is chronicled in this critical trilogy encompassing major trends and playwrights of the 20th century.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521242274 9780521242271 0521271169 9780521271165 0521258111 9780521258111 0521277175 9780521277174 0521262569 9780521262569 0521278961 9780521278966
OCLC Number: 318374565
Notes: Spine title: Twentieth-century American drama.
Reproduction Notes: Photocopy. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms International, 1993.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. 1900-1940 --
2. Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee --
3. Beyond Broadway.
Other Titles: Twentieth-century American drama.
Responsibility: C.W.E. Bigsby.

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