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Family, drama, and American dreams

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Family in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Scanlan.
    SeriesContributions in American studies ; no. 35
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS338.F35 S3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4567366M
    ISBN 100837198275
    LC Control Number77083896


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