The classical drama of the Orient
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Published by Asia Pub. House in New York .
Written in English


  • Chinese drama -- History and criticism.,
  • Japanese drama -- History and criticism.

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Statement[by] Henry W. Wells.
LC ClassificationsPL2361 .W4
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5944771M
LC Control Number65016084

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