Directing for the theatre by Wieder David Sievers

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Published by W. C. Brown Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Theater -- Production and direction.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

Statement[by] W. David Sievers, Harry E. Stiver, Jr. [and] Stanley Kahan.
ContributionsStiver, Harry E., joint author., Kahan, Stanley, 1931- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2053 .S46 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 354 p.
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440279M
ISBN 100697042529
LC Control Number73089761

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