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Published by Excelsior Editions, State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American drama -- Women authors,
  • American drama -- 20th century,
  • American drama -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown,
  • One-act plays, American

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJudith E. Barlow, editor.
ContributionsBarlow, Judith E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS628.W6 W67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23053976M
ISBN 109781438427898, 9781438427904
LC Control Number2009001670

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