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Left-wing dramatic theory in the American theatre

by Ira A. Levine

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Political plays, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Right and left (Political science) in literature,
    • Communism and literature -- United States,
    • Socialism and literature -- United States,
    • Politics and literature -- United States,
    • American drama -- Russian influences,
    • Marxist criticism -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ira A. Levine.
      SeriesTheater and dramatic studies ;, no. 24
      LC ClassificationsPN2266 .L38 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 233 p. :
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2865008M
      ISBN 10083571599X
      LC Control Number84028018

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