Edward Albee; tradition and renewal. by Gilbert Debusscher

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Published by Center for American Studies in Brussels .

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  • Albee, Edward, 1928- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Originality in literature.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 85-94.

Book details

Statement[Translated from the French by Anne D. Williams]
LC ClassificationsPS3551.L25 Z643 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5729249M
LC Control Number70499781

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