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Fifty years of American drama, 1900-1950

Alan Seymour Downer

Fifty years of American drama, 1900-1950

by Alan Seymour Downer

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Published by Henry Regnery Company in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan S. Downer.
    SeriesTwentieth-century literature in America
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15611089M
    ISBN 100809261073

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