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The plays of Arnold Wesker

Glenda Leeming

The plays of Arnold Wesker

an assessment

by Glenda Leeming

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wesker, Arnold, 1932- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [217]-222.

    Statement[by] Glenda Leeming and Simon Trussler.
    ContributionsTrussler, Simon, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6073.E75 Z75 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4699527M
    ISBN 100575007249
    LC Control Number77863510

    Author: Arnold Wesker, David Rudkin, Giles Cooper Language: English Edition: First edition. Binding: Paperback Pages: Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: Our eBay StoreSeller Rating: % positive.


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