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Published by St. James Press in London, Detroit .
Written in English



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  • English drama -- Women authors -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementintroduction by Lizbeth Goodman ; editor, K.A. Berney ; associate editor, N.G. Templeton.
SeriesContemporary literature series, Contemporary literature series (London, England)
ContributionsBerney, K. A. 1960-, Templeton, N. G.
LC ClassificationsPR736 .C58 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 335 p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089787M
ISBN 101558622128
LC Control Number94013898

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