The Death and Life of Drama Reflections on Writing and Human Nature by Lance Lee

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Published by University of Texas Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Drama,
  • Film & Video - Screenwriting,
  • Literary Criticism / Drama,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Motion picture authorship,
  • Playwriting

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293309M
ISBN 100292705328
ISBN 109780292705326

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