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Modern French theatre

Benedikt, Michael

Modern French theatre

the avant-garde, Dada, and surrealism; an anthology of plays.

by Benedikt, Michael

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

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  • French drama -- Translations into English

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    StatementEdited and translated by Michael Benedikt and George E. Wellwarth.
    ContributionsWellwarth, George E., 1932- ed. and tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1240.E5 B4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 406 p.
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5915717M
    LC Control Number64018407

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