Theatre Matters

Performance and Culture on the World Stage (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in English
Cover of: Theatre Matters |
Published: Pages: 225 Downloads: 40
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Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Theater - Stagecraft,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Reference,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Theater--Political aspects,
  • Theater - General

Edition Notes

ContributionsWole Soyinka (Foreword), Richard Boon (Editor), Jane Plastow (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7749538M
ISBN 100521634431
ISBN 109780521634434

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