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Documentary theatre in the United States

an historical survey and analysis of its content, form, and stagecraft

by Gary Fisher Dawson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historical drama, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Theater -- Production and direction -- United States -- History.,
    • Literature and history -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-244) and index.

      StatementGary Fisher Dawson.
      SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 89
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS338.H56 D38 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 249 p. ;
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL382055M
      ISBN 100313304491
      LC Control Number98044418

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