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Experimental Irish theatre after W.B. Yeats by Ian R. Walsh

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English


  • English drama,
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General,
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • Experimental theater,
  • Irish authors,

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIan R. Walsh
LC ClassificationsPR8789 .W26 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25150933M
ISBN 109780230300958
LC Control Number2011050793

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