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Dumbocracy in America

studies in the theatre of guilt, 1987-1994

by Robert Brustein

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Published by Dee in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- United States -- Reviews.,
  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Theater and society -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert Brustein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2266.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22162357M
    ISBN 101566630606

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