British theatre of the 1990s interviews with directors, playwrights, critics and academics

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dramatists -- Great Britain -- Interviews,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- Great Britain -- Interviews,
  • Theater critics -- Great Britain -- Interviews

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Mireia Aragay ... [et al.].
GenreInterviews.
ContributionsAragay, Mireia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2595 .B748 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754416M
ISBN 100230005098
ISBN 109780230005099

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