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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Theater -- Semiotics.,
  • Semiotics -- Social aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-277) and index.

StatementJean Alter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2041.S45 A48 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1881267M
ISBN 10081223054X
LC Control Number90041885

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