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The plays of Beth Henley

a critical study

by Gene A. Plunka

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Henley, Beth -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Henley, Beth -- Knowledge -- Psychology.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Drama -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Existentialism in literature.,
    • Despair in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGene A. Plunka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.E4962 Z84 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3391638M
      ISBN 100786420812
      LC Control Number2005000095


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