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Published by Hutchison University Library for Africa in London .
Written in English

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  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • African drama (English) -- History and criticism.,
    • Theater -- Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Etherton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9343 .E86 1982b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p. ;
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3520763M
      ISBN 10009146420X, 0091464218
      LC Control Number82104583


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