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Bread and circuses a study of Federal theatre by Willson Whitman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Willson Whitman.
LC ClassificationsPN2266 .W44
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., [3]-191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6361058M
LC Control Number37031191

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