The contemporary drama of England
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The contemporary drama of England by Dickinson, Thomas Herbert

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Published by Little, Brown, and company in Boston .
Written in English


  • English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Theater -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas H. Dickinson.
LC ClassificationsPR736 .D5 1931
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ., [3]-355 p.
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22902721M
LC Control Number31014140

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