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Women in modern drama

Freud, feminism, and European theater at the turn of the century

by Gail Finney

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in literature,
    • Psychoanalysis and literature -- Europe,
    • Feminist drama -- History and criticism,
    • Feminism and literature,
    • European drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • European drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Gail Finney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN56.5.W64 F5 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 234 p. ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2062868M
      ISBN 100801422841
      LC Control Number88047924


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