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comedy manner

Newell W. Sawyer

comedy manner

from Sheridan to Maugham

by Newell W. Sawyer

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Published by Barnes in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Newell W. Sawyer.
    SeriesA Perpetual book; P-4507
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR631 .S3 1961
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 275 p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18002306M

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