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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations,
  • Welles, Orson, 1915- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • United States. Works Progress Administration,
  • Mercury Theatre on the air (Radio program),
  • Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by Richard France.
SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 30
ContributionsFrance, Richard, 1938-, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Welles, Orson, 1915-.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2877 .W45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 297 p., [18] p. of plates :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1872796M
ISBN 100313273340
LC Control Number90032464

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