theory of the theater by Francisque Sarcey

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Published by Printed for the Dramatic museum of Columbia university in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Drama -- Technique. [from old catalog],
  • Theater. [from old catalog]

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ContributionsMatthews, Brander, 1852-1929., Hughes, H. H., [from old catalog] tr.
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LC ClassificationsPN1621 .C63 no. 4, Microfilm 75915 PN
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 60, [2] p.
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL23382541M
LC Control Number16024452

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