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Greekness and modernism

Melissa Cummings

Greekness and modernism

the representation of Greek society and foreign literary influence in post-1949 Greek drama

by Melissa Cummings

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Phil.)- University of Birmingham, Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies.

StatementMelissa Cummings.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13928251M

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