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On the uses of the fantastic in modern theatre

IrГЁne Eynat-Confino

On the uses of the fantastic in modern theatre

Cocteau, Oedipus, and the monster

by IrГЁne Eynat-Confino

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Philosophy,
  • Fantastic, The, in literature,
  • Fantasy drama -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-194) and index.

    StatementIrene Eynat-Confino.
    SeriesPalgrave studies in theatre and performance history, Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2039 .E96 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23165769M
    ISBN 100230608213
    ISBN 109780230608214
    LC Control Number2009275457

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