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Plays by and about women

an anthology
  • 425 Pages
  • 1.31 MB
  • English
Vintage Books , New York
Women -- Drama, Drama -- 20th ce
Statementedited by Victoria Sullivan and James Hatch.
ContributionsHatch, James Vernon, 1928- joint comp.
LC ClassificationsPN6120.W6 S93 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 425 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5421295M
ISBN 100394718968
LC Control Number73014734

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