Plays, players, and playwrights

a collection of articles on theatre by Laxmi Chandrashekar

Publisher: B.R. Pub. Corp. in collaboration with N.M.K.R.V. College for Women, Bangalore in Delhi

Written in English
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About the Edition

Chiefly on theater in Bangalore, India.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementLaxmi Chandrashekar.
ContributionsN.M.K.R.V. College for Women, Bangalore.
LC ClassificationsPN2886.B36 C47 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 186 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL161493M
ISBN 108176460753
LC Control Number99937432

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