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The great playwrights

The great playwrights

twenty-five plays with commentaries by critics and scholars

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementchosen and introduced by Eric Bentley. Vol.2.
ContributionsBentley, Eric, 1916-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18874337M


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