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Nineteenth-century American drama

a finding guide

by Donald L. Hixon

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English and American plays of the nineteenth century. American plays, 1831-1900 -- Indexes,
  • American drama -- 19th century -- Bibliography,
  • Drama -- 19th century -- Bibliography,
  • Operas -- Librettos -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [575]-579.

    Other titlesEnglish and American plays of the nineteenth century. American plays, 1831-1900.
    Statementby Don L. Hixon and Don A. Hennessee.
    ContributionsHennessee, Don A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS632 .H57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 579 p. ;
    Number of Pages579
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544531M
    ISBN 100810810832
    LC Control Number77012057

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