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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English


  • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [134]-135.

Statementby Michael Morley.
LC ClassificationsPT2603.R397 Z773
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4903911M
ISBN 100874719356
LC Control Number76050004

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