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Medieval roles for modern times theater and the battle for the French Republic by Helen Solterer

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theater -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Theater and society -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Theater -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Arts and society,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHelen Solterer.
ContributionsCohen, Gustave, 1879-1958.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2635 .S65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23614842M
ISBN 109780271036144
LC Control Number2009027688
OCLC/WorldCa424333650

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