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Stoppard"s theatre finding order amid chaos by Fleming, John

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315) and index.

Statementby John Fleming.
SeriesLiterary modernism series
LC ClassificationsPR6069.T6 Z648 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3944771M
ISBN 100292725337
LC Control Number2001027788

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