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Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn

a casebook

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ayckbourn, Alan, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) and index.

    Statement[edited by] Bernard F. Dukore.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 1361., Casebooks on modern dramatists ;, v. 11, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 1361., Garland reference library of the humanities., v. 11.
    ContributionsDukore, Bernard Frank, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6051.Y35 Z525 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1538661M
    ISBN 100824057597
    LC Control Number91017093

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