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10 edition of Plays from Black Africa. found in the catalog.

Plays from Black Africa.

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • African drama (English),
    • Blacks -- Africa -- Drama

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited and with an introd. by Frederic M. Litto.
      SeriesA Mermaid dramabook, MD42
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9799 .L5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 316 p.
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5621481M
      LC Control Number68030770

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