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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Site-specific theater

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-202) and index.

StatementMike Pearson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2081.S58 P43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24902691M
ISBN 100230576702, 0230576710
ISBN 109780230576704, 9780230576711
LC Control Number2010027585
OCLC/WorldCa651486812

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