Is the theatre still dying?

by Eric Salmon

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
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  • Great Britain,
  • North America
  • Subjects:

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-,
    • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
    • Theater -- North America -- History -- 20th century
    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Salmon.
      SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 17
      LC ClassificationsPR736 .S24 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 294 p. ;
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3020767M
      ISBN 100313243255
      LC Control Number85000923

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