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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Paris


  • Theater -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-404) and indexes.

StatementEmmet Kennedy ... [et al.].
SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 62
ContributionsKennedy, Emmet.
LC ClassificationsPN2633 .T54 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 411 p. ;
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1274171M
ISBN 100313289603
LC Control Number95005677

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