Major themes in prize-winning American drama

by Jane F. Bonin

Publisher: Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J

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  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American drama -- Themes, motives.,
  • Literary prizes.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jane F. Bonin.
LC ClassificationsPS351 .B59
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5066950M
ISBN 100810807998
LC Control Number74034492

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