Gender and power in the plays of Harold Pinter
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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pinter, Harold, -- 1930-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p137-142. - Includes index.

StatementVictor L. Cahn.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,148p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19101929M
ISBN 100333615026

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