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Images of mental illness through text and performance

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- History and criticism.,
  • Mental illness in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Ellen W. Kaplan and Sarah J. Rudolph.
    SeriesStudies in theatre arts ;, v. 33
    ContributionsKaplan, Ellen W., Rudolph, Sarah J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1650.M45 K37 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3421334M
    ISBN 100773461256
    LC Control Number2005041877

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