Includes bibliographical references (p. 4-8).
|Statement||Laurence W. Mazzeno.|
|Series||The Magill bibliographies|
|LC Classifications||Z2014.F4 M39 1989, PR871 M39 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 222 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||222|
|LC Control Number||89010794|
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