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Metonymy and drama essays on language and dramatic strategy by Jutka DeМЃveМЃnyi

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drama -- History and criticism.,
  • Metonyms.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-118) and index.

StatementJutka Dévényi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1661 .D48 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL964447M
ISBN 100838753132
LC Control Number96000697

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