Eight one-act plays

by Marshall Bruce Evoy

Publisher: J.M. Dent (Canada) in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 244 Downloads: 61
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  • One-act plays,
  • English drama -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Statementintroduction notes, and questions by Marshall Bruce Evoy ; ground plans by Bronwen Stanley Jones ; cover design by Bob Teringo.
SeriesAldine modern english series
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23765376M

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