Queer Mythologies The Original Stageplays of Pam Gems by Dimple Godiwala

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  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • Social Science,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Gems, Pam

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Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL12569153M
ISBN 101841501352
ISBN 109781841501352

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