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Bertolt Brecht.

Esslin, Martin

Bertolt Brecht.

by Esslin, Martin

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 47-48.

    SeriesColumbia essays on modern writers,, no. 42
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2603.R397 Z599
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5068201M
    LC Control Number74076246

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