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Performance and Politics in Popular Drama

Aspects of Popular Entertainment in Theatre, Film and Television, 18001976

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Drama,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Bradby (Editor), Louis James (Editor), Bernard Sharratt (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7733647M
    ISBN 100521227550
    ISBN 109780521227551

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